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

Key Dates for 11+ Scholarships for 2022 Year 7 Entry

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

  • Friday 5th November 2021 - Closing Date for 2022 11+ Scholarship applications
  • Wednesday 17th November 2021 - final date for portfolio submissions for 11+ Drama and Sport Scholarships
  • Monday 6th December 2021 - final date for submission of music scores for any accompaniment required during 11+ Music Scholarship auditions
  • Wednesday 5th January 2022 - final date for portfolio submissions for 11+ Art Scholarships
  • Monday 17th January 2022 - 11+ Drama Scholarship Assessment
  • Tuesday 18th January 2022 - 11+ Music Scholarship Assessment
  • Friday 21st January 2022 - morning - 11+ Art Scholarship Assessment
  • Friday 21st January 2022 - afternoon - 11+ Sport Scholarship Assessment

11+ Scholarship Information

Candidates wishing to apply for an 11+ Art, Music, Drama or Sport Scholarship will be required to complete the additional Scholarship Registration Form below by the closing date of 5th November 2021 for 2022 entry.  For candidates from schools other than Notre Dame, 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.  Internal Notre Dame candidates are also required to apply for scholarships (including Academic Scholarships) by 5th November, using the Internal Scholarship Registration Form below.


INTERNAL CANDIDATES: ii+ Scholarship registration form

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 - see above for dates.

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+ sport Scholarship Information Sheet

Key Dates for 13+ Scholarships for 2021 Year 9 Entry

Dates below are for 2021.  Dates for 2022 to be confirmed, but will be similar.

  • Friday 8th January 2021 - Closing Date for external candidate 13+ Scholarship applications
  • Friday 8th January 2021 - Closing Date for submission of any music accompaniment scores
  • Friday 15th January 2021 - final date for portfolio submissions for 13+ Art, Drama and Sport Scholarships
  • Wednesday 27th January 2021 - Music Scholarship Auditions
  • Thursday 28th January 2021 - Sport Scholarship Assessments
  • Friday 29th January 2021 - Academic Scholarship Examination
  • Monday 1st February 2021 - Drama Scholarship Auditions
  • Monday 1st February 2021 - Art Scholarship Assessments

13+ Scholarship Information

Girls may apply in Year 8 for Academic, Art, Music, Sport 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.  The closing date for applications from external candidates for 13+ scholarships is 7th January 2022.

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, Sport and Drama Sixth Form Scholarships.  The closing date for Sixth Form Scholarships for 2021 entry has now passed. For 2022 entry, the closing date for scholarship applications will be early November 2021.

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

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