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Both Notre Dame internal students and external applicants are invited to apply for Scholarships.  Academic, Music, Art, Sports and Drama Scholarships are available at 11+, 13+ and Sixth Form.

Key Dates for 11+ Scholarships for 2021 Year 7 Entry

We regret that alternative Scholarship Assessment dates are not available.

  • Wednesday 11th November 2020 - Closing Date for 2021 11+ Scholarship applications

2021 Scholarship Dates:

  • Wednesday 18th November 2020 - final date for portfolio submissions for 11+ Drama and Sports Scholarships
  • Monday 7th December 2020 - final date for submission of music scores for any accompaniment required during 11+ Music Scholarship auditions
  • Tuesday 5th January 2021 - final date for portfolio submissions for 11+ Art Scholarships
  • Friday 8th January 2021 - morning - 11+ Art Scholarship Assessment
  • Friday 8th January 2021 - afternoon - 11+ Sport Scholarship Assessment
  • Monday 11th January 2021 - 11+ Drama Scholarship Assessment
  • Tuesday 12th January 2021 - 11+ Music Scholarship Assessment

11+ Scholarship Information

Candidates wishing to apply for an 11+ Art, Music, Drama or Sports Scholarship will be required to complete the additional Scholarship Registration Form below by the closing date of 11th November 2020 for 2021 entry.  It is not necessary to complete the form for Academic Scholarships, which will be offered as a result of a girl’s performance in the Entrance Examination held on our published exam date ONLY.


Art, Music, Drama and Sport Scholarship applications will be assessed upon receipt and the girls with successful applications will be invited to attend the relevant Scholarship Assessment Day. Please make careful note of any additional submissions/portfolios that may be required as part of an application - for 2021 entry, additional submissions are required for Sport and Drama by Wednesday 18th November 2020; for Art by Tuesday 5th January 2021; and Music scores for any accompaniment required for music scholarship auditions should also be received by Monday 7th December 2020. 

Scholarships will be offered based on performance on the relevant Scholarship Assessment Day only.  Alternative scholarship assessment dates are not available.

To find out more about the Art, Music, Drama and Sport Scholarships, please click on the links below to see the relevant scholarship information sheets.  Please contact our Admissions Office for further information:, 01932 869993.

11+ Art Scholarship Information Sheet
11+ drama Scholarship Information Sheet
11+ music Scholarship Information Sheet
11+ sports Scholarship Information Sheet

Key Dates for 13+ Scholarships for 2020 Year 9 Entry (2021 Dates TBC)

  • Friday 4th January 2020 - Closing Date for external candidate 13+ Scholarship applications
  • Friday 10th January 2020 - final date for portfolio submissions for 13+ Art, Drama and Sports Scholarships
  • Monday 27th January 2020 - Drama Scholarship Auditions
  • Tuesday 28th January 2020 - Art Scholarship Assessments
  • Tuesday 28th January 2020 - Sport Scholarship Assessments
  • Wednesday 29th January 2020 - Music Scholarship Auditions
  • Friday 31st January 2020 - Academic Scholarship Examination

13+ Scholarship Information

Girls may apply in Year 8 for Academic, Art, Music, Sports and Drama 13+ Scholarships.  External candidates should please complete the 13+ Scholarship Registration Form below, and return to us along with standard registration form and fee.

13+ Scholarship Registration form

Please see the 13+ Scholarship Information Pack below for full details or contact our Admissions Office,, 01932 869993.  Please note that the closing date for external candidates is later than indicated in the pack (see above).

13+ Scholarship information pack

Sixth Form Scholarships

Girls may apply during Year 11 for Academic, Art, Music, Sports and Drama Sixth Form Scholarships. 

Academic Scholarships will be offered at Sixth Form as a result of performance in the Scholarship examination during Year 11 and assessments days will be held for Art, Drama, Music and Sport Scholarships.

Further information is available in the Sixth Form Information Pack below, or please contact our Admissions Office,, 01932 869993.

Sixth form registration pack