Art Scholarship

How do I apply ?

Application forms are available here and by contacting Admissions on admissions@royalrussell.co.uk

Year 7 and 9 Application

Candidates applying for an Art Scholarship at Year 7 and 9 will clearly display a particular aptitude for the subject and will have been involved in Art, Design and Photographic activities through school, clubs and work produced at home.

A portfolio of work will need to be submitted with the application form which will comprise of a series of pieces of the candidate’s own work.  There is no prescribed format or specific requirement regarding content, however the suggested number of pieces is between 10 and 20 from which the Head of Art will consider their skills and potential.  3D work should be photographed.

Selected candidates will be invited to attend a practical assessment to assess their skill set.  The assessment will not require any prior experience or preparation.

Successful candidates will receive a scholarship offer conditional upon their performance in the academic entrance exam in January.

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Sixth Form Application

Candidates should complete an application form and submit to Admissions and will then be requested to attend an interview with the Head of Art and should bring a portfolio of work from which the Head of Art will consider their skills and potential.

Candidates will also need to be prepared to discuss the work of a leading artist of their choice.  The final award of an Art Scholarship will be conditional upon GCSE results and will be confirmed in August.

We recognise that children develop at different rates and unsuccessful applicants will be encouraged to reapply when appropriate.

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