Scholarships and Awards 


The School offers scholarships and exhibitions for 11+ for excellence in academic studies, music, sport, art, drama and product design technology.

Awards up to 20% of full fees can be made and these can be supported by bursaries where financial need is demonstrated. The number of awards given in each category depends upon the calibre of the applicants.

Scholarship applications are now open for September 2024 entry. The deadline for applications is 29th September, with assessments taking place on the week beginning 13th October.

To find out more or to apply please contact St John’s Director of Studies, Rachael Shakeshaft on or see our Scholarships Brochure below. 



Many Senior Schools enjoy welcoming pupils with scholarships from their Prep Schools. Scholarships at Dean Close St John’s are particularly long-standing, as St John’s is a Dean Close Foundation school, our scholarships apply throughout their education, from Prep school into Senior School and Sixth Form.