SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS
Terra Nova School has had a tradition of making generous Scholarship awards. Scholarships fall into the below categories:
● MUSIC & THE PERFORMING ARTS
● THE CREATIVE ARTS
● ALL- ROUNDER
Awards are made to pupils looking to enter Year 7. Pupils can sit the Scholarship assessments in 6. Potential scholars will be assessed in the chosen field and be interviewed by two members of the Senior Leadership Team.
Parents of candidates wishing to apply for any scholarship at TN, must do so by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org to formally register their interest. This applies to both external candidates as well as pupils already at Terra Nova School.
Candidates must show exceptional academic ability across the curriculum combined with a keen interest, and they sit the Scholarship Examination: they spend a day at the school and awards are made on the basis of mathematical papers, written papers, Verbal reasoning and interview with at least two members of the Senior Leadership Team. Academic Scholarships are worth up to 5% of tuition fees.
Application Deadline: Thursday 13th January 2022
Assessment Date: Thursday 20th January 2022
MUSIC & PERFORMING ARTS SCHOLARSHIPS
Scholarships of up to 5% fee remission are available for those who are awarded a Music or Performing Arts Scholarship. Music Scholars are expected to maintain high standards of musical excellence and to be an ambassador for the department through their personal practice and enthusiastic participation. Performing Arts Scholars are expected to play a full part in the drama department during their time at Terra Nova. Candidates should provide any evidence of external examinations or performances with their application.
Application Deadline:: Wednesday 10th November 2021
Assessment Date: Wednesday 17th November 2021
CREATIVE ARTS SCHOLARSHIPS
A small number of Creative Arts Scholarships are awarded each year, most of which carry a fee remission of up to 5%. Awards are made on the basis of a personal portfolio, a practical assessment and an interview.
Application Deadline: Wednesday 23rd November 2021
Assessment Date: Wednesday 30th November 2021
A number of Sports Scholarships are awarded annually, worth up to 5% of the fees. Candidates will spend a day at Terra Nova, during which they will be evaluated in their chosen sports and a variety of other fitness and
decision-making tests. The school will also take into account references supplied by the candidate’s school and by other individuals involved in coaching the candidate. Sports Scholars are expected to play a full part in the sporting life of the School during their time at Terra Nova.
Application Deadline: Thursday 10th February 2022
Assessment Date: Thursday 17th February 2022
ALL- ROUNDER SCHOLARSHIPS
Each year, several pupils are assessed for an E. Owen All-Rounder Scholarship. All-rounder candidates must present two areas for assessment: Creative Arts (Art or DT) and Sport / Performing Arts.
The following scholarship criteria documents act as a guide for potential scholars and are not exhaustive: