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Kensington Park School is proud to nurture and reward outstanding academic performance and ability among students from all backgrounds.

Kensington Park School offers a number of scholarships for students demonstrating academic excellence and/or outstanding ability and achievement in one of the following areas: music, art, drama and sport.

Students wishing to be considered for a scholarship at Kensington Park School must indicate this on the school Registration Form at the point of application. The deadline for applications to Kensington Park School for entry in September 2022 is Monday 15th November 2021.

Students applying for a music, drama, art or sport scholarship may also be asked to submit a portfolio of their work or a resumé of their sporting or artistic achievements. Performing arts candidates may present a singing, musical, dance or dramatic performance for assessment.

The outcome of scholarship applications will be communicated alongside offer letters in the week commencing 13th December 2021.


Academic Scholarships

For candidates applying for entry to KPS Lower School (Years 7 – 10), academic scholarships are awarded on the basis of outstanding performance in our entrance examinations. For candidates applying for entry onto the two-year A Level programme at KPS Sixth Form, our prestigious Kensington Scholars programme offers academic scholarships based on GCSE results (or international equivalent), as well as performance in our entrance assessments and at interview. Further information about the Kensington Scholars programme can be found here.

Music Scholarships

Music scholarships are awarded to outstanding musicians who play any instrument or sing with exceptional ability. Candidates must obtain a reference from their Music teacher in addition to the reference from their current school. Music Scholars will be asked to submit a portfolio of evidence and will be invited to perform two contrasting pieces of music or song as part of their Scholarship Application.

Arts Scholarships

Art scholarships are awarded to outstanding artists who have a talent in drawing, painting, sketching, textiles and photography. Candidates will be required to demonstrate a strong portfolio as part of their Scholarship application and may be invited in for assessment.  Art Scholars are expected to contribute to art exhibitions and to art clubs throughout their time at the School.

Drama Scholarships

Drama scholarships are awarded to outstanding actors and actresses who demonstrate exceptional ability in Drama and Theatre studies. Candidates will be required to submit a recommendation letter from their drama teacher(s) along with a video of a drama performance as part of their application. Drama Scholars will be expected to participate in all School productions throughout their time at the School.

Sports Scholarships

Sports scholarships are awarded to outstanding sportsmen/women who perform at a high level in their chosen sport. Candidates will be required to obtain a specialist reference from their sports coach and submit a portfolio of evidence. Candidates may also be asked to attend a trial day or receive a visit from the Director of Sport to observe their performance in their chosen sport.  Sport Scholars will be expected to make a contribution to the sporting life of the School throughout their time at the School.


If you would like to find out more about the Kensington Scholars Programme or the application process, please contact Mrs Marie Lovett, Heads of Admissions, at or call +44 (0)20 7616 4402.

Scholars are offered a reduction in tuition fees throughout their time at Kensington Park School; scholarships are reviewed on an annual basis, however, and are dependent on grades, behaviour and overall contribution to the School.

Lower School

Kensington Park School (Years 7-11),
40-44 Bark Place,
W2 4AT

Tel: +44 (0)20 7616 4400

Sixth Form

Kensington Park School Sixth Form,
59 Queen's Gate,
South Kensington, London,

Tel: +44 (0)20 7225 0577

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