Year 6 and 7 Scholarships 2019

What Scholarships are available?

Applications for Scholarships are now closed. We will be inviting applications for 2020, in October 2019. Please contact our Admissions team closer to that time.

 

Who are they for?

They are available for pupils who will be starting Years 6 and 7 in September 2019.  Pupils aged 10 and 11, currently studying in Years 5 and 6 are eligible to apply.
Scholarships will start in September 2019 and offer a partial fee reduction.

 

How are they awarded?

Pupils from all curricula are encouraged to apply. Successful applicants will be invited to visit St Andrew’s Prep School to take part in a fun and challenging assessment process at the end of February 2019. To apply, please  send the following to prepadmissions@turimail.co.ke by the 12th February 2019.

 

Bursaries

St Andrew’s Turi has limited bursaries available to pupils. To qualify, parents must demonstrate financial need and undertake full and complete financial disclosure.

Download bursary forms here

The deadline for bursary applications is April 15 2019.

The selection criteria is as follows:

Academic

Pupils with an excellent academic record are invited to apply for an Academic Scholarship. Previous school reports and a recommendation from their current Head would be expected. The candidates will take part in a 2 minute presentation on the topic, “who has inspired me”.
The format of the academic scholarship assessment includes a computer based aptitude test, for which no special preparation is required and three online tests in Maths, English, Science and a short written English essay as described below:

English

Pupils will complete three independent tasks. The independent tasks will be, an online test in English, an essay based on a title given on the scholarship day and the 2 minute presentation.

Maths

Pupils will complete both an independent and a group task. The independent task will be an online text focusing on arithmetic skills and reasoning skills and the group task will be an investigation focusing on problem solving.

Science

Pupils will complete both an independent and a group task. The independent task will be an online text focusing on scientific understanding and enquiry skills and the group task will be setting up and carrying out an investigation.

Sport

Pupils with an excellent academic record are invited to apply for a sports scholarship. Previous school reports and a recommendation from their current Head would be expected. In addition to the sports scholarship requirements described below, the candidate will also do a computer based aptitude test, for which no special preparation is required and online tests in Maths and English.

 

The pupil should play 1 sport to an exceptional level (competing in national level competitions in that sport), with appropriate evidence of performances, times video evidence etc.
Or
The pupil should play 3 or more sports to a very high level

 

How would it be assessed?

  • By submission of results in chosen sports
  • By submission of video evidence in chosen sports
  • By selection weekend with the following fitness tests: Bleep test, Standing long jump test, 30m sprint time, 100 metre sprint time, Illinois agility test
  • By selection weekend with assessment in chosen sports with involvement of Turi pupils.

 

What the school would offer to a sports scholar

  • Help with percentage of school fees
  • Weekly meetings to discuss training, goals and competition
  • Quality coaching sessions in addition to normal squad training sessions (at least once per week)

 

Expectations of a sports scholar

  • Maintain high level of sporting performance
  • Full adherence to training programme
  • Excellent attitude to sport and school life at Turi
  • Show evidence of sound leadership on and off the sports field
  • Compete in at least 1 main sport per term while at Turi
  • Show evidence of progression in sporting performance in line with individual targets
  • Maintain academic achievement in line with CAT targets

Music

Pupils with an excellent academic record are invited to apply for a music scholarship. Previous school reports and a recommendation from their current Head would be expected. In addition to the music scholarship requirements described below, the candidate will also do a computer based aptitude test, for which no special preparation is required and online tests in Maths and English.

 

We are looking for scholarship candidates to display all round musicianship. Candidates should have passed grade 3, possibly with other instrumental ability and/or voice.

At the interview they will be asked to:

  • Perform a prepared Grade 3 piece
  • Complete some sight reading
  • Preferably, be able to improvise on a simple chord progression and/or play a well-known tune by ear.

 

They will also be interviewed, with questions such as:

  • Why do you want to be a Music scholar?
  • How can you demonstrate that you are a team player/like performing with others?
  • What can you bring to Music in St Andrew’s?

 

Successful candidates will be expected to make a significant contribution to the co-curricular music activities at the school, including orchestra, wind or string ensembles, and choir.

Senior School Scholarships 2018

At St Andrew’s Senior School, we are committed to supporting and nurturing the many talents of our students. Scholarships are awarded for excellence in academia, sport, performing arts, creative arts and all round performance. They are available at Senior School for students in Years 9 (age 14) and 12 (age 17).

 

Scholarship Criteria

Scholarships are awarded based on assessments and the Headmasters discretion. Scholarship assessments are run annually and offer potential scholars (both internal and external) a chance to take part in a series of fun and challenging activities.  Activities are designed to examine academic excellence, personal maturity, team work, leadership and presentation skills. Please see details below.

 

Apply for a Scholarship

Applications for Scholarships are now closed. We will be inviting applications for 2020, in October 2019. Please contact our Admission Team nearer the time.

 

Senior School Registrar – Mrs Mathandi Shikwati
E: senioradmissions@turimail.co.ke
T: +254 (0) 20 20 25 708
M: +254 (0) 725 337736

Academic

Students with an excellent academic record may apply for an Academic Scholarship. Previous school reports and a recommendation from their current Head would be expected.

The format of the academic scholarship assessment includes a computer based aptitude test, for which no special preparation is required and three online tests in Maths, English, Science and a short written English essay. The candidates also take part in a 5 minute presentation on a topic within the category of scholarship applied for – the idea is to showcase something the student is passionate about and short interviews with the Headmaster and Deputy Head Academic.

Sport

Scholarships should ordinarily be awarded at 2 main points:

  • Entry to year 9
  • Entry to year 12

The student should play 1 sport to an exceptional level (competing in national level competitions in that sport), with appropriate evidence of performances, times video evidence etc.

Or

The student should play 3 or more sports to a very high level

How would it be assessed?

  • By submission of results in chosen sports
  • By submission of video evidence in chosen sports
  • By selection weekend with the following fitness tests: Bleep test, Standing long jump test, 30m sprint time, 100 metre sprint time, Illinois agility test
  • By selection weekend with assessment in chosen sports with involvement of Turi pupils.

What the school would offer to a sports scholar

  • Help with percentage of school fees
  • Weekly meetings to discuss training, goals and competition
  • Quality coaching sessions in addition to normal squad training sessions (at least once per week)

Expectations of a sports scholar

  • Maintain high level of sporting performance
  • Full adherence to training programme
  • Excellent attitude to sport and school life at Turi
  • Show evidence of sound leadership on and off the sports field
  • Compete in at least 1 main sport per term while at Turi
  • Show evidence of progression in sporting performance in line with individual targets
  • Maintain academic achievement in line with CAT targets
  • Take GCSE PE

Drama

Person Specification

Drama Scholarship recipients will be dedicated performing arts students who are willing to contribute to the artistic life of the School/College and be observed as role models by their peers. Recipients are expected to contribute to the School production and LAMDA in both on-stage and backstage capacities (e.g. front of house, costume assistance, prop and set building, promoting shows across the School/College).

Drama Scholarship – audition standards

Drama Scholarship applications are invited from those who perform or show potential for performing at a remarkably high level of accomplishment when compared to others of their age.

Students shortlisted for audition will be required to present two performance pieces:

  • A solo piece, for example poetry, a monologue from a play or film, or the student’s own creation. The piece should be of no more than two minutes duration.
  • In addition, students will need to choose and prepare one monologue from a selection provided by the school (attached).  Download here
  • Students also need to complete a Portfolio of Evidence. This should include programmes and/or information from any Drama productions in and outside of school you have been involved in (including prep school); LAMDA certificates or equivalent; any other documents you deem relevant/appropriate.

Music

We are looking for scholarship candidates to display all round musicianship.

Candidates should be approaching, or have taken grade 5 on at least one instrument, possibly with other instrumental ability and/or voice.

At the interview they will be asked to:

  • Perform a prepared Grade 5 piece
  • Complete some sight reading
  • Preferably, be able to improvise on a simple chord progression and/or play a well-known tune by ear.

They will also be interviewed, with questions such as:

  • Why do you want to be a Music scholar?
  • How can you demonstrate that you are a team player/like performing with others?
  • What can you bring to Music in St Andrew’s?

Successful candidates will be expected to take Music as a GCSE subject and contribute to orchestra.

Prep School Scholarships

Year 6 and 7 Scholarships 2019

What Scholarships are available?

Applications for Scholarships are now closed. We will be inviting applications for 2020, in October 2019. Please contact our Admissions team closer to that time.

 

Who are they for?

They are available for pupils who will be starting Years 6 and 7 in September 2019.  Pupils aged 10 and 11, currently studying in Years 5 and 6 are eligible to apply.
Scholarships will start in September 2019 and offer a partial fee reduction.

 

How are they awarded?

Pupils from all curricula are encouraged to apply. Successful applicants will be invited to visit St Andrew’s Prep School to take part in a fun and challenging assessment process at the end of February 2019. To apply, please  send the following to prepadmissions@turimail.co.ke by the 12th February 2019.

 

Bursaries

St Andrew’s Turi has limited bursaries available to pupils. To qualify, parents must demonstrate financial need and undertake full and complete financial disclosure.

Download bursary forms here

The deadline for bursary applications is April 15 2019.

The selection criteria is as follows:

Academic

Pupils with an excellent academic record are invited to apply for an Academic Scholarship. Previous school reports and a recommendation from their current Head would be expected. The candidates will take part in a 2 minute presentation on the topic, “who has inspired me”.
The format of the academic scholarship assessment includes a computer based aptitude test, for which no special preparation is required and three online tests in Maths, English, Science and a short written English essay as described below:

English

Pupils will complete three independent tasks. The independent tasks will be, an online test in English, an essay based on a title given on the scholarship day and the 2 minute presentation.

Maths

Pupils will complete both an independent and a group task. The independent task will be an online text focusing on arithmetic skills and reasoning skills and the group task will be an investigation focusing on problem solving.

Science

Pupils will complete both an independent and a group task. The independent task will be an online text focusing on scientific understanding and enquiry skills and the group task will be setting up and carrying out an investigation.

Sport

Pupils with an excellent academic record are invited to apply for a sports scholarship. Previous school reports and a recommendation from their current Head would be expected. In addition to the sports scholarship requirements described below, the candidate will also do a computer based aptitude test, for which no special preparation is required and online tests in Maths and English.

 

The pupil should play 1 sport to an exceptional level (competing in national level competitions in that sport), with appropriate evidence of performances, times video evidence etc.
Or
The pupil should play 3 or more sports to a very high level

 

How would it be assessed?

  • By submission of results in chosen sports
  • By submission of video evidence in chosen sports
  • By selection weekend with the following fitness tests: Bleep test, Standing long jump test, 30m sprint time, 100 metre sprint time, Illinois agility test
  • By selection weekend with assessment in chosen sports with involvement of Turi pupils.

 

What the school would offer to a sports scholar

  • Help with percentage of school fees
  • Weekly meetings to discuss training, goals and competition
  • Quality coaching sessions in addition to normal squad training sessions (at least once per week)

 

Expectations of a sports scholar

  • Maintain high level of sporting performance
  • Full adherence to training programme
  • Excellent attitude to sport and school life at Turi
  • Show evidence of sound leadership on and off the sports field
  • Compete in at least 1 main sport per term while at Turi
  • Show evidence of progression in sporting performance in line with individual targets
  • Maintain academic achievement in line with CAT targets

Music

Pupils with an excellent academic record are invited to apply for a music scholarship. Previous school reports and a recommendation from their current Head would be expected. In addition to the music scholarship requirements described below, the candidate will also do a computer based aptitude test, for which no special preparation is required and online tests in Maths and English.

 

We are looking for scholarship candidates to display all round musicianship. Candidates should have passed grade 3, possibly with other instrumental ability and/or voice.

At the interview they will be asked to:

  • Perform a prepared Grade 3 piece
  • Complete some sight reading
  • Preferably, be able to improvise on a simple chord progression and/or play a well-known tune by ear.

 

They will also be interviewed, with questions such as:

  • Why do you want to be a Music scholar?
  • How can you demonstrate that you are a team player/like performing with others?
  • What can you bring to Music in St Andrew’s?

 

Successful candidates will be expected to make a significant contribution to the co-curricular music activities at the school, including orchestra, wind or string ensembles, and choir.

Senior School Scholarships

Senior School Scholarships 2018

At St Andrew’s Senior School, we are committed to supporting and nurturing the many talents of our students. Scholarships are awarded for excellence in academia, sport, performing arts, creative arts and all round performance. They are available at Senior School for students in Years 9 (age 14) and 12 (age 17).

 

Scholarship Criteria

Scholarships are awarded based on assessments and the Headmasters discretion. Scholarship assessments are run annually and offer potential scholars (both internal and external) a chance to take part in a series of fun and challenging activities.  Activities are designed to examine academic excellence, personal maturity, team work, leadership and presentation skills. Please see details below.

 

Apply for a Scholarship

Applications for Scholarships are now closed. We will be inviting applications for 2020, in October 2019. Please contact our Admission Team nearer the time.

 

Senior School Registrar – Mrs Mathandi Shikwati
E: senioradmissions@turimail.co.ke
T: +254 (0) 20 20 25 708
M: +254 (0) 725 337736

Academic

Students with an excellent academic record may apply for an Academic Scholarship. Previous school reports and a recommendation from their current Head would be expected.

The format of the academic scholarship assessment includes a computer based aptitude test, for which no special preparation is required and three online tests in Maths, English, Science and a short written English essay. The candidates also take part in a 5 minute presentation on a topic within the category of scholarship applied for – the idea is to showcase something the student is passionate about and short interviews with the Headmaster and Deputy Head Academic.

Sport

Scholarships should ordinarily be awarded at 2 main points:

  • Entry to year 9
  • Entry to year 12

The student should play 1 sport to an exceptional level (competing in national level competitions in that sport), with appropriate evidence of performances, times video evidence etc.

Or

The student should play 3 or more sports to a very high level

How would it be assessed?

  • By submission of results in chosen sports
  • By submission of video evidence in chosen sports
  • By selection weekend with the following fitness tests: Bleep test, Standing long jump test, 30m sprint time, 100 metre sprint time, Illinois agility test
  • By selection weekend with assessment in chosen sports with involvement of Turi pupils.

What the school would offer to a sports scholar

  • Help with percentage of school fees
  • Weekly meetings to discuss training, goals and competition
  • Quality coaching sessions in addition to normal squad training sessions (at least once per week)

Expectations of a sports scholar

  • Maintain high level of sporting performance
  • Full adherence to training programme
  • Excellent attitude to sport and school life at Turi
  • Show evidence of sound leadership on and off the sports field
  • Compete in at least 1 main sport per term while at Turi
  • Show evidence of progression in sporting performance in line with individual targets
  • Maintain academic achievement in line with CAT targets
  • Take GCSE PE

Drama

Person Specification

Drama Scholarship recipients will be dedicated performing arts students who are willing to contribute to the artistic life of the School/College and be observed as role models by their peers. Recipients are expected to contribute to the School production and LAMDA in both on-stage and backstage capacities (e.g. front of house, costume assistance, prop and set building, promoting shows across the School/College).

Drama Scholarship – audition standards

Drama Scholarship applications are invited from those who perform or show potential for performing at a remarkably high level of accomplishment when compared to others of their age.

Students shortlisted for audition will be required to present two performance pieces:

  • A solo piece, for example poetry, a monologue from a play or film, or the student’s own creation. The piece should be of no more than two minutes duration.
  • In addition, students will need to choose and prepare one monologue from a selection provided by the school (attached).  Download here
  • Students also need to complete a Portfolio of Evidence. This should include programmes and/or information from any Drama productions in and outside of school you have been involved in (including prep school); LAMDA certificates or equivalent; any other documents you deem relevant/appropriate.

Music

We are looking for scholarship candidates to display all round musicianship.

Candidates should be approaching, or have taken grade 5 on at least one instrument, possibly with other instrumental ability and/or voice.

At the interview they will be asked to:

  • Perform a prepared Grade 5 piece
  • Complete some sight reading
  • Preferably, be able to improvise on a simple chord progression and/or play a well-known tune by ear.

They will also be interviewed, with questions such as:

  • Why do you want to be a Music scholar?
  • How can you demonstrate that you are a team player/like performing with others?
  • What can you bring to Music in St Andrew’s?

Successful candidates will be expected to take Music as a GCSE subject and contribute to orchestra.