Pennthorpe School in Rudgwick has an enviable reputation for success. Over the past two years the co-educational independent school has won over 40 scholarships to top independent schools, including Wellington, Brighton College and Christ’s Hospital.
Now the school is announcing a new scholarship scheme for children entering Year 7 in September 2015. These awards will be offered to pupils who demonstrate outstanding potential in the classroom or in the areas of sport, performing and creative arts. Candidates who demonstrate a number of strengths will be considered for an all-round award.
Headmaster Matthew King said, “We are seeing an increased interest from parents at this age. We have a reputation as a springboard to success and so pupils are now joining us from both the state and independent sectors to get that boost that we can provide which ensures entrance success and scholarship awards to the top rated senior schools.”
“These scholarship awards can be for a significant allowing parents to choose a path into independent education that they would not otherwise have considered.”
Further details of the school can be found via the website at www.pennthorpe.com. Those wishing for an application pack should contact the admissions secretary Fiona Long on 01403 822391. Closing date for applications is December 31st 2014.
Report and picture contributed by Pennthorpe School.