Scholarships & Bursaries
The School offers Scholarships at 7+, 11+ and 16+. All awards are granted on the basis of evidence of excellence and outstanding potential in a given area.
Scholarships at entry to Senior School
The following named scholarships are awarded annually at 11+, based on a girl's performance in the Entrance Test:
Chamberlain Scholarship: an Academic Scholarship, awarded to a girl from the EHS Preparatory School; Dixon Scholarship: an Academic Scholarship, awarded to an external candidate from the maintained sector; Anthea Cadbury Scholarship: an Academic Scholarship, open to all candidates and the Martineau Scholarship: a scholarship in recognition of excellence in Music - open to all candidates.
In addition, the School has a number of EHS Scholarships that are awarded to candidates who have reached an excellent standard in the Entrance Examination.
A limited number of means-tested Bursaries are available for entry at 11+for girls who show good academic ability. Bursaries are means-tested, that is, they are dependent on parental income, and may cover a percentage of the School fees. They are granted at the discretion of the Headmistress. All means-tested bursaries are re-assessed on an annual basis to allow for change in circumstances.
Bursary Forms can be requested at the time of registering.
Scholarships at entry to Sixth Form
A number of Sixth Form Academic Scholarships ranging from 10% to 30% fee remission are awarded each year to current pupils by internal review and external candidates by examination. We also have a range of Art, Music, Performing Arts and Sports Scholarships available to girls entering the Sixth Form.
Means-tested Bursaries are available to Sixth Form candidates of good ability in cases of financial need. Bursaries are available to cover a percentage of the School fees. Bursary Forms can be requested at the time of registering.
For further information about scholarships and bursaries at 16+ please visit the Admissions section of the website.