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FEES, SCHOLARSHIPS AND BURSARIES

Farlington's scholarships and awards provision recognises pupils with outstanding talents and skills in a variety of fields and to helps develop those talents during their time at school. 

In addition to academic scholarships, applications for Art, Drama, Music and Sport are also welcomed.  Full details of the scholarships available (from Year 7 to Sixth Form) can be found below. 


Farlington may also offer financial assistance to senior school pupils who are unable to pay full fees. As a school, we are committed to broadening access by offering means-tested bursaries to beneficiaries who would otherwise not be able to attend Farlington.  All bursary awards are subject to annual testing of parental means and may be varied as parental circumstances change.  Awards are assessed on the basis of a completed Confidential Statement of Financial Circumstances which is available from the Finance Department.


Termly Fees

Year Group

Day Fees

Weekly Boarding Fees

Full Boarding Fees

Reception

£1800

n/a

n/a

Year 1

£2200

n/a

n/a

Year 2

£2500

n/a

n/a

Year 3

£3765

n/a

n/a

Year 4

£4120

£7735

£8180

Year 5

£4645

£8260

£8705

Year 6

£4845

£8460

£8905

Years 7
and 8

£5830

£9445

£9890

Year 9 - UVI

£5890

£9505

£9950

Fee discounts are available for siblings, children of alumnae and children of HM Forces / FCO personnel.  

Please contact Admissions for more information

Vive Scholarship (Entry into Year 7)

This scholarship is awarded to one student.  Pupils need to be able to demonstrate outstanding academic ability, as well as talent in another area.


All candidates will be required to sit the Entrance Examinations, and will take an additional essay-based task.  Candidates will also be assessed in their other area of ability.  Candidates will automatically be considered for an Academic Scholarship.


This Scholarship offers up to 50% reduction in fees, and is only offered to a truly exceptional candidate

Vive Magna (Entry into Sixth Form)

This Scholarship is awarded to a student who shows outstanding academic potential and who also excels in another area. 

Candidates should sit three papers from the following subject areas: Biology, Chemistry, English, French, Geography, German, History, Latin, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology, RPE, Sociology and Spanish. 

Candidates will be required to give a 5 - 10 minute presentation on a topic of their choice.

In addition the candidate must be applying for an Expressive and Creative Art Scholarship or the Open Scholarship.

The Vive Magna Scholarship carries a 50% discount off the Day School Fees, and will only be awarded to an exceptional candidate.

Academic Scholarship - Entry into Years 7 and 10

Year 7 candidates will sit entrance exams in Maths, English and Verbal Reasoning.  Year 10 candidates will sit a Science paper in addition to these.
All external applicants are automatically entered for this award.
These Scholarships carry up to 20% discount off the Day School Fees.

Art Scholarship - Entry into Years 7 and 10

Candidates will be expected to bring a portfolio of recent artwork to their interview.  This may include coursework projects, as well as additional one-off pieces, perhaps produced out of school.  Candidates will be interviewed by the Head of Art.  Candidates will be required to produce a practical piece on the day of assessment.
These Scholarships carry up to 20% discount off the Day School Fees.

Drama Scholarship - Entry into Years 7 and 10

Candidates will be expected to demonstrate a strong interest in Drama and should be involved in productions either within or outside school.
On the day of assessment they will be required to perform one or two short pieces, chosen by them from a list supplied by the School, to a small audience.  Candidates will be interviewed by the Head of Drama.
These Scholarships carry up to 20% discount off the Day School Fees.

Music Scholarship - Entry into Years 7 and 10

Candidates should demonstrate proficiency on one instrument at a standard of Grade 3 or above.  Two short pieces, or one longer piece, should be performed.  Candidates should preferably show ability on twi instruments, the second of which does not have to be of a Grade 3 standard.
One piece only should be performed on a second – or third! -instrument.  Candidates will be given a sight-reading test on their primary instrument at a standard commensurate to the grade they are working at.  Candidates will be given simple tests to demonstrate their aural ability.
These Scholarships carry up to 20% discount off the Day School Fees.

NB: The word “instrument” should be taken to include “voice” at all times.

Sports Scholarship - For entry into Years 7 and 10

The candidates should have reached both a competent and competitive standard in their chosen field(s).  The candidate should provide a list of achievements and/or qualifications.  The candidate should provide reference details from either an instructor or a coach.
References will be requested by Farlington School prior to interview.  On the day of assessment candidates will be required to show skills within their relevant field, as well as general sporting skills and abilities. Aspects of fitness will be assessed.  Candidates will be interviewed by the Director of Sport.
These Scholarships carry up to 20% discount off the Day School Fees.

Sixth Form STEM, Languages and Social Science Scholarships

These Scholarships will be awarded to students who show outstanding academic potential in their chosen discipline and expect to achieve GCSEs at Grades 8 or 9.

Candidates will be required to sit 2 subject papers and give a 5 - 10 minute presentation on a topic linked to their chosen discipline.  

The Scholarships carry up to 20% discount off the Day School Fees.

Sixth Form Creative and Expressive Arts Scholarship

These Scholarships will be awarded to students who demonstrate commitment, ability and potential in their chosen area. 

Candidates will be expected to attend an interview with the Head of Department. There may also be a practical examination/element to the assessment.

These Scholarships carry up to 20% discount off the Day School Fees.

Sixth Form Open Scholarship

The Open Scholarship will be awarded to students who demonstrate commitment, ability and potential in their chosen area, which is not already mentioned above.

Candidates will be expected to attend an interview and be able to demonstrate their success in their chosen area. 

This Scholarship will carry up to 20% discount off the Day School Fees.