Foundation Awards for Day Pupils
Several Foundation Awards are made each year to day boy and day girl applicants for entry at 13+ and 16+. The purpose of Foundation Awards to widen access to a Rugby School education for local children.
Successful candidates for a Foundation Award will meet three key criteria:
- They will show during our admissions process that they will thrive in our academic and co-curricular school life
- They will live within 20 miles of Rugby School
- Their parents will be assessed as being eligible for means-tested bursary assistance towards fees to augment the 5% fee remission carried by the Award
The level of support provided can be augmented up to 100% of the day fees subject to means assessment; a Confidential Statement of Financial Circumstances must be completed and should be submitted to the Bursar before the examination closing date.
FOUNDATION AWARDS AT 13+ (YEAR 9)
These Awards qualify exclusively for entrance to Town House (boys) and Southfield (girls). The examination takes place in early February of Year 8.
FOUNDATION AWARDS AT 16+ (YEAR 12)
These Awards qualify exclusively for entrance to Town House (boys) and Southfield (girls). Awards will be based on the standard assessment process for 16+ entry together with subject based interviews.