Gosfield Scholars must demonstrate an exemplary attitude to all aspects of their school life: their studies, their extra-curricular activities and their interactions with members of the Gosfield Community. Their self-discipline, positive attitude and hard work make them fine ambassadors for the school and help them to fulfil their potential and achieve their ambitions.
The following dates apply only to external pupils in school Year 6 or above who are seeking admission to Gosfield School (senior) in September 2017. Pupils must be registered with us before attending a Taster Day.
Friday 27th January 2017
Scholarship Trial Day for external applicants
Friday 10th February 2017
Scholarship Awards are given
Friday 24th March 2017
Scholarship acceptance deadline
You must attend the Scholarship Taster Day on Thursday 17th November if you would like to be considered for an Award. Attendees on this day may then be invited back to attend our Scholarship Trial Day on Friday 27th January 2017.
Applicants applying for an Art Award should be able to demonstrate a good level of draughtsmanship and the ability to use a range of media confidently and to good effect. They should also show a wider interest in artists and genres and the determination to develop their artistic skills to a high level.
Applicants applying for a Music Award should be able to demonstrate a good level of musicianship and show a wide ranging interest in musical genres and the determination to develop their musical skills to a high level.
All applicants are expected to play or compete in two or more sports and are expected to be a strong club or County level performer for at least one sport. They will be expected to make a significant contribution to the sports programme at Gosfield.
Applicants can choose two of four areas as part of their application: Languages (Spanish or French), Mathematics, English and Science. Applicants should be performing at an academic standard well above expected levels of achievement in two or more subject areas.
ALL ROUND AWARDS
Applicants are expected to excel at two or more Scholarship areas which they will be asked to demonstrate. Applicants should have high aspirations, a love of learning and the determination to develop their skills.
Find out more
Information sessions about Scholarship Awards will take place on Open Morning on Saturday 8th October from 10am to 1pm. If you are interested in applying then please come and talk to us.
An Honorary Scholarship does not carry any less esteem within the school or the wider community but they do not have a financial value.
We regret that we cannot consider applications for Scholarship Awards for 2017 Admission past the dates mentioned above.
Scholarship Awards cannot be deferred.
All Scholarship Awards are made at the Principal’s discretion, whose decisions are final.