Bursaries

Bursary places of up to 100%

A means-tested bursary gives financial assistance to pupils who might not otherwise be able to benefit from an education at Unicorn School.

Eligible parents and guardians could benefit from a fee discount of up to 100%, depending on the individual and financial circumstances of each applicant.

Our bursary committee would need to know full income and capital resources’ details. All information provided will be treated in the strictest confidence. The committee assess the merits of each individual application and offer financial support as appropriate. The amount of the bursary award is not influenced by the child’s level of academic ability but by the extent of need. A child’s potential to benefit from what Unicorn School offers is also an important consideration in granting support.

Any bursary awarded will be means-tested each year.

Examples of eligibility

These examples illustrate the types of families which could benefit from our bursary scheme.

– Parents both working in low paid employment. Modest home with mortgage.
– Single parent running own business with very low income. Living in rented accommodation.
– Parent/Carer unable to secure employment due to poor health.
– Existing Unicorn pupil where a change in parents’ circumstances has resulted in difficulty in meeting tuition fees

How to apply for a bursary

Parents of any prospective candidate, as well as those of existing pupils, may apply for a bursary.  Applications may be submitted at any time during the year.

We also advertise the scheme in the local press during the early Spring. 

Bursaries will be awarded at the discretion of the Governors and Headmaster; the Bursar is responsible for the management and coordination of the process. Unicorn School is non-discriminatory.

For further details, you may wish to read through our bursary FAQs. To apply, please contact the Bursar by email or on 0208 948 3926.