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The Gatwick Bursary Award

Christ’s Hospital is pleased to announce a Bursary Award for pupils entering the School from the Gatwick Area, for bright pupils from the Gatwick area with academic potential, who would benefit from an independent boarding school education, The Gatwick Bursary Award, is now open for September 2021 and 2022 entry.

Normally pupils enter Christ’s Hospital at Year 7, Year 9 or Sixth Form as boarders or day pupils. Occasionally, we can admit children at Year 8 or 10.

For families wanting to find out more about Christ’s Hospital; our September Open Morning would be an ideal opportunity for you to see the School in action, meet the staff and pupils and have a guided tour.

For interested families, wanting to discover more about Christ’s Hospital before booking to attend our September Open Morning, please explore our Virtual Open Day Experience and contact us with any questions you may have about entry to Christ’s Hospital.

Simon Reid, Head teacher of Christ’s Hospital, adds: “All candidates applying for a place will be assessed on their potential, both academically and the broader curriculum opportunities. Of the current 906 pupils at Christ’s Hospital, 662 pupils receive some level of fee assistance (bursary support), averaging out to 83% remission of fees. Of these 662, 118 pay no school fees whatsoever. Christ’s Hospital pupils are provided with uniforms, meals, accommodation plus all teaching and learning materials.

The closing date for applications for September 2021 entry into Year 7 & Year 9 is Friday, 18 September 2020.

Christ’s Hospital was established over 460 years ago as a charitable boarding school and is proud to maintain its founding principles and ethos. It offers an independent education of the strongest quality to children with academic potential, from every corner of society in a caring and supportive environment.