Sixth Form Scholarships

If you are researching options for Sixth Form, our main information evening is held in October each year. The evening includes a welcome by our Headmistress, a tour of our Sixth Form Centre, details on subject options and presentations by our Head of Sixth Form and current Sixth Formers. If you have missed this open evening, we welcome enquiries at any time during the year and can happily arrange a personal visit and tour. For more information, please contact Admissions.

The deadline for Scholarship applications for September 2020 is Friday 15th November 2019.


The candidate is expected to show all-round ability and potential in their chosen subject - English, History, Geography, Mathematics, Science (Chemistry, Biology, Physics) or Modern Foreign Languages.

The academic scholarship examination will take place on: Tuesday 19th November 2019 (internal candidates) and the last week of November 2019 for external candidates.


Candidates for the Sport scholarship should demonstrate ability, potential and achievement in Sport. Applicants are assessed for general fitness and ability by the Director of Sport, and will be required to compile a portfolio of evidence of ability and achievement to bring with them on interview day.


The Scholarship is awarded for ability and potential in Art. Applicants are required to prepare a presentation portfolio of their work.


Candidates must prepare an audition piece and perform an unseen piece with the Head of Drama.


Applicants are assessed for musicianship and musical potential as well as the level achieved in Associated Board examinations. Applicants are asked to:

  • Audition on the instrument(s) of their choice (including voice) and take a sight-reading test
  • Attend an interview with the Director of Music
  • Provide a written report from their instrumental teacher(s).

A Music Scholar receives discounted music tuition for the duration of her time at Bruton School for Girls.

Special Awards

SHOGA (Sunny Hill Old Girls Association) Exhibition

The SHOGA Exhibition is available to give financial support to an internal applicant who is forecast to achieve at least seven level 7 (A grade equiv) grades at GCSE, so that she may benefit from a BSG education when she enters the Sixth Form. Applicants should show commitment to the school through membership of and contribution to activities, clubs or societies within the school, for example in Sport, Music or Drama. They should also show ambition for their future prospects and a commitment to SHOGA. Applicants complete the SHOGA application form and are invited to attend an interview with members of the SHOGA committee. Parents of applicants are required to complete a Governors’ Exhibition financial questionnaire.

Applications are invited for all Scholarships available. The awards offered in a given year are at the discretion of the Awards Committee including the Headmistress and Governors.


Sixth Form Scholarship Booklet | PDF

Sixth Form Application form | PDF
SHOGA Scholarship | PDF