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St Hilary's Pupils Prove They Have The Knowledge


Over 50% of the Year 6 girls at St Hilary’s School in Godalming have been awarded a scholarship to a senior school and three Year 2 boys have also been awarded scholarships to preparatory school. The girls obtained 17 scholarships as well as five exhibitions to senior schools for September 2017. Academic, Art, Drama, Music, Performing Arts and Sport scholarships were gained at a wide range of schools including, Farnborough Hill, Frensham Heights, Guildford High School, Prior’s Field, St Edmund’s, St Teresa’s and Tormead. The boys were all awarded Academic scholarships to Aldro in Shackleford.

The Year 6 scholars (pictured from back left to front right) include: Naomi, Sport scholarship at St Edmund’s, Lily, Art scholarship at Prior’s Field, Sophie, Academic and Drama scholarships at Prior’s Field, Emily, was awarded an Exhibition for Academic Promise in English, an Exhibition for Promise in Music and a Sport scholarship at Prior’s Field as well as a Music scholarship at Tormead, Alexandra, Academic scholarship at St Teresa’s, Eva, an Academic Exhibition at Guildford High School, Fleur, Drama scholarship at Frensham Heights, Hollie, Academic and Sport scholarships at St Teresa’s, Katherine, Art scholarship at Farnborough Hill, Alice, Performing Arts scholarship at Frensham Heights, Edie, Academic (English) scholarship at Prior’s Field, Poppy, an Exhibition for Sporting Promise at Prior’s Field, Isobel, an Exhibition for Promise in Art and Sport scholarship for gymnastics at Prior’s Field and Sport and Art scholarships at Tormead and Evelynne, Music scholarship at Prior’s Field. The Year 2 boys, Nicholas, Ethan and George were awarded Academic scholarships at Aldro.

Mrs Jane Whittingham, Headmistress says, “Our aim is to ensure that all pupils achieve their full potential whatever their ability. These scholarship results are testament to the boys and girls outstanding progress and achievement as well as the excellent teaching they have received. We are thrilled not only with the number of scholarships achieved, but also the range of subjects they are in and to a number of competitive senior schools. As a non-selective school, we believe the prep school model of specialist teaching at an early age in small class sizes reaps rewards and benefits and these results are confirmation of that.”

Published: March 28 2017

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