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Sports Scholarship Form - 11+

Sports Scholarship Application for 11 plus entry September 2022

Sports Scholarships are open to both internal and external applicants.

External pupils who wish to be considered for a Sports Scholarship must submit this form by Friday, 5 November 2021. Scholarship applications will only be considered if the applicant has also registered for inclusion in our 11 plus assessments. If you have not already registered, registration forms may be completed via the following link:

Internal pupils who wish to be considered for a Sports Scholarship must submit this form by Friday, 5 November 2021. Nothing further is required.

11 plus Sports Scholarship trials will be held on Thursday, 18 November 2021.

As a guide in deciding whether or not to apply, successful 11 plus applicants will specialise in two of St Benedict’s sports:
- Boys: rugby or fencing during the winter months, cricket or athletics in the summer term.
- Girls: hockey or netball during the winter months, athletics and tennis in the summer term.


Applicants will be assessed on the evidence of their current performance and their future potential and will have a short interview with the Directors/Head of the relevant sports. At 11 plus applicants must demonstrate an elite level of performance for their age category.

Please select the sports that candidate wishes to be assessed in. All 11 plus candidates must select a sport for each period:

Michaelmas & Lent Terms (Autumn & Spring)*
Trinity Term (summer)*

Further information in support of the candidate’s sports scholarship application (this information will be used in an interview with the director/head(s) of sport on the assessment day:

Please provide a minimum of two referees who will each be contacted by the sports department for further information regarding the candidate’s suitability as a sports scholar:

Following receipt of this application form, the Sports Department will collate the information provided on this form, references directly from the referees provided and then contact applicants to confirm trials details or, alternatively, to advise if the applicant has not been selected for the trials.

The award of a Sports Scholarship will be confirmed with offer letters for a place at the School. These are posted on 10th February 2022, a date set by the North London Consortium of which St Benedict’s is a part.

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