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Both Notre Dame internal students and external applicants are invited to apply for Scholarships. Academic, Art, Music, Drama and Sport Scholarships are available at 11+, 13+ and Sixth Form (16+).

11+ Scholarships

Key dates for 2023 Year 7 entry

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

Monday 24 October 2022

Closing date for 2023 11+ Entrance Exam and Scholarship registrations

Monday 14 November 2022

Final date for submissions for 11+ Sport Scholarship

Wednesday 16 November 2022

Final date for submissions for 11+ Drama Scholarship

Friday 25 November 2022

11+ Entrance Examination Day

Monday 5 December 2022

Final date for submissions of music scores for any accompaniment required during 11+ Music Scholarship auditions

Monday 9 January 2023

Final date for portfolio submissions for 11+ Art Scholarship

Monday 16 January 2023 

11+ Drama Scholarship Assessment

Tuesday 17 January 2023

11+ Music Scholarship Assessment

Thursday 19 January 2023

11+ Art Scholarship Assessment

Friday 20 January 2023

11+ Sport Scholarship Assessment


11+ Scholarship information

Candidates wishing to apply for an 11+ Art, Drama, Music, or Sport Scholarship for 2023 need to complete the 11+ Scholarship Registration Form below by Monday 24 October 2022. Candidates from schools other than Notre Dame do not need to apply for Academic Scholarships: these will be offered as a result of a girl’s performance in the Entrance Examination held on our published exam date ONLY.


Pupils currently in Notre Dame Prep School will be invited separately to submit a scholarship registration form via the Firefly.  The closing date for such registrations is Monday 24th October 2022.

Art, Drama, Music and Sport Scholarship applications will be assessed following the closing date, and candidates 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 - see above for dates.

To find out more about Art, Drama, Music and Sport Scholarships, please read the relevant information sheets below. 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+ Sport Scholarship Information Sheet

13+ Scholarships

Candidates may apply in Year 8 for 13+ Academic, Art, Drama, Music and Sport Scholarships. The closing date for 13+ Scholarships for 2022 entry has now passed. Information on Scholarships for 2023 entry will be made available during Summer 2022.

For further information on 13+ Scholarships, please contact our Admissions Office,, 01932 869993.

Sixth Form Scholarships

Candidates may apply during Year 11 for Sixth Form Academic, Art, Music, Sport and Drama Scholarships. The closing date for Sixth Form Scholarships for 2023 entry is Monday 31st October 2022.

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

For further information on Sixth Form Scholarships, please contact our Admissions Office,, 01932 869993.