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Grade 8 Entrance/Scholarship

2015 ENTRANCE/ SCHOLARSHIP EXAMINATIONS FOR ENTRY INTO GRADE 8 IN 2016

  • Closing date for applications for entry into Grade 8 in 2016 : 25th March 2015
  • Date for Grade 8 Fun Afternoon and Boarder Sleepover: 7th May 2015
  • Date for Epworth Entrance/Scholarship Examination: 8th May 2015

The Grade 8 Entrance Examination consists of three papers:

  • English
  • Afrikaans or Zulu
  • Mathematics

The Examinations are skills rather than content based and predominantly take into consideration the work covered in Grade 6.

A limited number of Academic, Cultural and Sporting Scholarships are awarded.
Epworth awards:

  • A major scholarship
  • A number of minor scholarships.

These scholarships are tenable for five years provided academic, sporting or cultural standards are maintained.

Academic Scholarships:
All children writing the Entrance Examination are automatically eligible for the academic scholarships which are awarded on the results of this examination.

Cultural Scholarships (Music & Dance):
These scholarships require a completed Cultural Scholarship form and an audition. Music also requires a written paper which will be administered immediately after the Entrance Exam.
Music: Parents will be contacted to set up an audition date and time.
Dance: The candidates will have a group dance audition. This date and time is to be confirmed.

Sports Scholarships:
These scholarships require a completed Sports Scholarship form and an interview (if applicants meet the criteria).
Parents will be contacted to set up an interview date and time.

PLEASE NOTE:
Foreign students who are unable to write at Epworth, please contact
Mrs Heather Huntly on hhuntly@epworth.co.za
or call +27 (0)33 846 2519

For further application and admission enquiries please contact:
Heather Huntly
Tel:  +27 (0)33 846 2519
Fax: 086 538 9249
E-mail: hhuntly@epworth.co.za

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