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Scholarship at 13+

Awards for new entrants to the school are made at 13+ for excellence and potential in various fields.

13+ Scholarships
Academic Scholarships

A number of scholarships, usually between ten and fifteen.  Winners of these will not be required to sit the Common Entrance examination. Candidates for Academic Scholarships who do not win awards but who perform satisfactorily in the examinations will not be required to sit the Common Entrance Examination.

Candidates for all other scholarships must qualify academically for entry into Canford either via the Common Entrance Examination or Canford's own Entrance Tests for those at schools not offering Common Entrance.

Academic Scholarships guidance

Armed Forces Scholarships

Two scholarships at 13+, each worth not less than 20% of the fees, to be awarded to the highest placed academic and non-academic award winners who are children of serving members of the British Armed Forces.

Music Scholarships

A number of scholarships and exhibitions, usually between four and six.  Each award carries free tuition on two instruments.   

Music information

Jubilee Art Scholarships, Design Technology Scholarships and Drama Scholarships

For each category, usually one or sometimes two awards.

Sports Scholarships A number of scholarships, usually between ten and twelve. 

Candidates for all awards must qualify academically for entry into Canford either via the Academic Scholarship, the Common Entrance Examination or Canford's own Entrance Tests (for those at schools not offering Common Entrance).

13+ Scholarship Dates for 2020 entry
Music 27/28 January 2020
Sport  31 January 2020 (boys), 3 February 2020 (girls)
Drama 26 February 2020
Art 27 February 2020
Design Technology 27 February 2020
Academic 2 - 4 March 2020

Key Admissions Dates

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