Scholarships

Scholarships Information

Ratcliffe College offers a wide range of Scholarships to recognise academic, sporting, musical, dramatic and artistic talent amongst students for the Senior School.  We have the highest expectations of our Scholarship students; challenging each of them to fulfil their potential in all their endeavours. Please take a look at our scholarships information below.

Scholarships may be awarded up to the value of 50% of the school fee.

Deadline for Bursary and Scholarship entries: Friday 27th November 2020.

Year 7 Entry

Academic

Students who excel in our 11+ Entrance Examinations.

Sport

Students will be expected to play representative sport at county level or the equivalent, preferably, but not exclusively, in one of the school’s major team sports. Students will be expected to maintain representative sport at county level through to the end of Year 11.

Creative

Students will be expected to demonstrate one of the following:

  • play a musical instrument or sing at Grade 4 (minimum), or an equivalent award.
  • provide a suitable portfolio showcasing their work in Drama. Students will be expected to study Drama at GCSE.
  • provide a portfolio showcasing their artistic talent. Students will be expected to study Art or Design at GCSE.

All-Rounder

Provided to students with significant talents in a range of disciplines.  A candidate applying for the Year 7 All-Rounder Scholarship will show a strong academic profile as measured by the Ratcliffe College Entrance Examinations.  They should also be able to demonstrate that they could make a significant contribution to the extra-curricular life of our College.

Year 12 Entry

Academic

‘Rosminian’ Scholarships are awarded to the students with the top 5 GCSE results.

Sport

Students will be expected to play representative sport at county level or the equivalent, preferably in one of the school’s major team sports.

Creative

Music students will be expected to play or sing at Grade 6 (minimum) or equivalent award.  Students will be expected to study Music at A Level and/or contribute significantly to the musical life of the school.

Drama students will be expected to provide a suitable portfolio showcasing their work and will be assessed at School.  Students will be expected to study Drama at A Level.

Art & Design students will be expected to provide a portfolio showcasing their work and will be assessed at School.  Students will be expected to study Art or Design at A Level.

Assessments will normally take place annually in January each year.

Scholarships awarded in Year 7 are usually retained until the end of Year 11.

Scholarships awarded in Year 12 are for two years.  All awards are subject to a satisfactory annual review.

 

Our Scholarship Assessment dates are as follows:

Wednesday 13th January – Year 7 Sport

Monday 18th January – All Round

Wednesday 20th January – Year 7 Drama

Thursday 21st January – Year 7 Art and Design

Friday 22nd January – Year 7 Music

 

Friday 12th February – Year 12 Drama

Tuesday 9th February – Year 12 Music

Wednesday 10th February – Year 12 Art and Design

Thursday 11th February – Year 12 Sport

Further Information:

Scholarships General Information Leaflet

Scholarship Subject Leaflets

For further details and an application form, please contact our Admissions Department on 01509 817072 or registrar@ratcliffecollege.com.