Turi 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 2019

We are committed to supporting and nurturing the many talents of our students. Scholarships are awarded for excellence in academia, sport, music and all round performance. They are available at Senior School for students in Years 9 (age 14) and 12* (age 17).

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.

*Year 12 scholarship awards are solely based on outstanding academic achievement.

Apply for a Scholarship

Applications for Scholarships are now open. Our Academic Scholarships provide a 10%-20% reduction to full fees and 5-7% for other Scholarships.

See Fee Schedule

Bursaries

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

Download bursary forms here

The deadline for bursary applications for September 2020 is 9th April 2020.

 

Senior School Registrar – Mrs Mathandi Shikwati
E: senioradmissions@turimail.co.ke
T: +254 (0) 20 20 25 708
M: +254 (0) 735 337736

 

Scholarship selection criteria

Applicants who meet our initial screening criteria, will be invited to the school for assessment. All those who attend will sit an online Maths and English test.

Academic

Students with an excellent academic record may apply and will need to evidence such via school reports and a recommendation from their current Head teacher.

In addition to Maths and English, applicants will sit an online Science test, conduct a 5 minute presentation and attend an interview with the Headmaster.

Sport

Applicants should be able to evidence playing of one sport to and exceptional level (likely to be national level) and play three further sports to a very high level.

In addition to Maths and English, applicants will attend a sport session with the Director of Sport. They will be expected to study PE at iGCSE.

Music

Applicants must be Grade 5+ in one instrument. They will undergo a series of musical ability exercises such as scales and sight reading. They will be expected to study Music at iGCSE.

Drama

A portfolio is required to evidence previous drama productions and activities the applicant has performed in. They will also need to perform two pieces of their choosing. They will be expected to study Drama at iGCSE

Art

Applicants will need to provide two pieces of their art for review and be prepared to create a short sketch. They will be expected to study Art at iGCSE.

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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 2019

We are committed to supporting and nurturing the many talents of our students. Scholarships are awarded for excellence in academia, sport, music and all round performance. They are available at Senior School for students in Years 9 (age 14) and 12* (age 17).

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.

*Year 12 scholarship awards are solely based on outstanding academic achievement.

Apply for a Scholarship

Applications for Scholarships are now open. Our Academic Scholarships provide a 10%-20% reduction to full fees and 5-7% for other Scholarships.

See Fee Schedule

Bursaries

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

Download bursary forms here

The deadline for bursary applications for September 2020 is 9th April 2020.

 

Senior School Registrar – Mrs Mathandi Shikwati
E: senioradmissions@turimail.co.ke
T: +254 (0) 20 20 25 708
M: +254 (0) 735 337736

 

Scholarship selection criteria

Applicants who meet our initial screening criteria, will be invited to the school for assessment. All those who attend will sit an online Maths and English test.

Academic

Students with an excellent academic record may apply and will need to evidence such via school reports and a recommendation from their current Head teacher.

In addition to Maths and English, applicants will sit an online Science test, conduct a 5 minute presentation and attend an interview with the Headmaster.

Sport

Applicants should be able to evidence playing of one sport to and exceptional level (likely to be national level) and play three further sports to a very high level.

In addition to Maths and English, applicants will attend a sport session with the Director of Sport. They will be expected to study PE at iGCSE.

Music

Applicants must be Grade 5+ in one instrument. They will undergo a series of musical ability exercises such as scales and sight reading. They will be expected to study Music at iGCSE.

Drama

A portfolio is required to evidence previous drama productions and activities the applicant has performed in. They will also need to perform two pieces of their choosing. They will be expected to study Drama at iGCSE

Art

Applicants will need to provide two pieces of their art for review and be prepared to create a short sketch. They will be expected to study Art at iGCSE.

All Rounder

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