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Scholarships & Bursaries

An opportunity to achieve distinction and personal excellence through the scholarships programme.

Blundell’s aims to nurture academic performance through the encouragement of scholarship and scholarly example. There is a wide cross-section of awards aimed at developing balance, breadth, and a will to lead from the front by maintaining the highest standards.

The Scholarships and Awards are competed for at 11+, 13+ and 16+. There are also a small number of discretionary Head’s Awards.

See the Current Information Booklet (Pg 8-17) for more information, how to apply, closing dates and FAQs.

Blundell’s is fortunate to be able to continue to fulfil the wishes of Peter Blundell, its founder, by offering Foundation Bursaries to successful scholarship applicants who may need more financial support. These applications will require a notarised Financial Means Form to be submitted prior to the scholarship process.

Please find below dates of our Scholarship programme for September 2023 entry:

16+ Sport Scholarships

Monday 31st October 2022 (Closing date Thursday 13th October 2022)

16+ Academic, Art, Drama & STEM Scholarships

Tuesday 1st November 2022 (Closing date Thursday 13th October 2022)

16+ Music Scholarships

Thursday 3rd November 2022 (Closing date Thursday 13th October 2022)
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11+ Entrance & Awards Examinations

Saturday 14th January 2023 (Closing date Monday 28th November 2022)

11+ Music Awards

Monday 16th January 2023 (Closing date Monday 28th November 2022)
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13+ Sport Scholarships

Monday 10th October 2022 (Closing date Wednesday 5th October 2022)

13+ Academic Scholarships

Tue 24th Jan’ – Wed 25th Jan’ 2023 (Closing date Tuesday 6th December 2022)

13+ Music & DT Scholarships

Thursday 26th January 2023 (Closing date Tuesday 6th December 2022)

13+ Art & Drama Scholarships

Friday 27th January 2023 (Closing date Tuesday 6th December 2022)

For any additional information please contact the Admissions Co-ordinator, Mrs C.Botting

c.botting@blundells.org
Tel: 01884 232310

Scholarships & Bursaries FAQs

In what areas are Awards offered?

At what age can a boy or girl sit for an award?

What are the value of awards?

What is a Foundation Bursary?

Are there special terms for children whose parents are serving in H.M. Forces?

Do awards made at 11+ continue into the Senior School?

Can a pupil who holds an award try for one again at a later stage?

Can internal candidates apply for a scholarship?

Will Blundell’s request a school report?

Where do the exams take place?

Will my child be able to stay at Blundell’s during the scholarship examinations?

Are sample papers available?

How do candidates apply for an award?

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