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Westbourne School

Westbourne School is the only co educational independent school in Sheffield which caters for children from Pre School right through to Y11 (GCSE). The average class size is less than 16. The children smile, they are happy. Please come and experience this atmosphere for yourself.

60 Westbourne Road
Sheffield
South Yorkshire
S10 2QT

+44 (0)114 266 0374

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ISC associations: IAPS, ISBA

Religious affiliation: Interdenominational

Day/boarding type: Day

Gender profile: Coeducational

Size: 381

Westbourne School fees:

Day fees per term:
£420 to £4,250

Scholarships & bursaries:
Available

ISC reference number:
12566

DfE reference number:
373 / 6001

Boys - age range & pupil numbers:

Day: 3 to 16 (218)

Girls - age range & pupil numbers:

Day: 3 to 16 (163)

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Scholarship exams take place each January for pupils commencing Year 7 in September of the same year and carries a nominal 10% reduction in the School fee. 

Scholarships are awarded on the basis of evidence of exceptional recent achievement, performance in the scholarship test and an interview. 

However, we wish to stress to parents and pupils that entry to Westbourne School Senior School is not dependent upon sitting these exams. 

There are five categories of scholarship: 
1. Academic
2. Music
3. Sport
4. Drama/Performing Arts
5. All round – Academic + Music + Drama or Sport.

Academic scholars at Westbourne will demonstrate exceptional intellectual potential. They are expected to provide a positive role model for fellow students and maintain excellent standards of academic progress and conduct at all times. 

They will be academically stretched by their teachers and will contribute positively and significantly to the academic life of the school. 

All-round - Where a student demonstrates significant intellectual potential as well as providing evidence of exceptional talent in a particular discipline.

Music scholars will be expected to take a minimum of one hour instrumental/vocal lessons per week. 

Music scholars will then be eligible for a complementary 30-minute instrumental/vocal lesson per week. They will have the opportunity of belonging to a musical group, leading a musical ensemble and attending external concerts. 

Music scholars will be expected to take part in at least two musical ensembles, play in music assembly once a term and perform at the annual Scholars’ Concert.

Sports scholars will represent the School and be ambassadors of the School’s sporting values in their chosen field. They are offered a strength and conditioning programme. 

They will be allocated a mentor and offered one to one coaching and support to prepare them for competition. 

Sports scholars will undertake a leadership role within their chosen sport to inspire others and to be a peer mentor to a fellow student.

Drama scholars will take part in workshops and student led performances where casting, directing, design and ‘gifted’ teams of students lead performance. Scholars can be involved with the wide and varied set of performances in School and further afield. 

Drama scholars are expected to fully immerse themselves in the life of the Drama Department and participate in at least two performances over the year. They will show a keen interest and involvement with activities provided, including trips, workshops and visiting theatre companies.

Scholarships & Bursaries offered

  • Academic scholarships
  • All Rounder awards
  • Drama scholarships
  • Music scholarships
  • Sport scholarships
  • Sibling discounts
  • Bursaries for new entrants
  • Hardship awards for existing pupils

Disclaimer: Data is provided by the school, ISC is not responsible for inaccuracies