London Parents Forum

Paying for it - fee assistance

10 May 2022, 04:00 PM - 04:45 PM

Camilla Smiley, Scholarship & Bursary Consultant at The Good Schools Guide will discuss the current state of bursary provision and Jesse R Elzinga will then talk about fee assistance at Sevenoaks.

Topics covered will include:

  • costs of senior school fees (London day & boarding)
  • difference between bursaries / scholarships
  • the current general state of bursary provision
  • how to talk to schools & what they will want to know about your finances
  • how to use the Show to take the next steps
  • how do independent schools recruit bursary candidates? 
  • how diverse are applicants?
  • how academic or talented do applicants need to be?
  • are children with SEN likely to qualify?
  • how well do bursary students integrate socially?
  • are there still awards for talents? eg sports, academic, music, arts etc?

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Jesse R Elzinga
Sevenoaks School
Camilla Smiley
Scholarship & Bursary Consultant
The Good Schools Guide