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Academic Scholarships

The aim of the Pocklington School academic awards is to recognise, reward and promote academic excellence.

Academic scholarships and exhibitions are offered to candidates for the 1st Year, 3rd Year and Sixth Form of Pocklington School and are available to both internal and external candidates.

There are three types of academic scholarships, as follows:

Dolman Awards are open to all pupils entering the First Year of Pocklington School (School Year 7). 
Every year, three Dolman Scholarships and three Dolman Exhibitions are available.  Awards will be made to the best performing pupils in the entrance examination.  The Scholarships are valued at 10% of the day fee and the Exhibitions at 5% of the day fee.

Gruggen Awards are open to all pupils entering the Third Year of Pocklington School (School Year 9).
Every year, three Gruggen Scholarships and three Gruggen Exhibitions are available.  Awards will be made to the best performing pupils in the 13+ scholarship examination.  The Scholarships are valued at 10% of the day fee and the Exhibitions at 5% of the day fee.

Hutton Awards are offered to high performing GCSE candidates, both external and internal.
Every year, two Hutton Scholarships and two Hutton Exhibitions are available.  Normally awards are made to those achieving in the region of 8 A* or 8 grade 8 to 9 and above.  The Scholarships are valued at 10% of the day fee and the Exhibitions at 5% of the day fee.

External candidates who would like to apply for an Academic Scholarship should contact the Admissions Officer. 

Tenure of all Academic Awards is for the duration of the pupil’s time at Pocklington School, subject to satisfactory performance and behaviour.

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