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2015 ISI Inspection Report

Excellent in every category

Fees, Bursaries & Scholarships

Fees from 1 September 2016

£- per Term
£- per Year
Foundation - 2 2835 8505
3 - 5 3170 9510
6 - 9 3830 11490
10 - 13 3870 11610

The Headmaster's Scholarship
Scholarship for a Year 7 girl from September 2018-2023

The deadline for the Headmaster's Scholarship 2017 has now passed.
Many girls who join Leicester High in Year 7 are from state primary schools in the city and county of Leicestershire. Leicester High School for Girls has a long history of providing academic scholarships to selected girls in Year 7. We offer a Headmaster’s Scholarship which is 80% funded from Years 7-11, from September 2018-23, and is for an academic girl whose parents would not normally consider an independent school.

Fees are reviewed every year. School uniform and trips costs would be met by parents.

To ensure that the selection process is fair, all those interested must sit the Headmaster's Scholarship Examination. Registering for the examination costs £85.Those shortlisted will also be interviewed.

The criteria

  • My daughter is academic
  • My daughter has been entirely educated in the state sector
  • My daughter will be in Year 6 in September 2017 and due to start Year 7 in September 2018
  • I am interested in the Scholarship and would like to find out more about Leicester High

What next?

Visit the school and then register for the examination which is on Thursday 16 November, 2017, 9-11.30am.  The deadline for registering for the exam is Thursday 7 November, and registration costs £85. Please find information on the attachment below and also feel free to contact Mrs Julia Harbage, Registrar, on 0116 270 5338 or for an informal discussion if you require more information. 

The Leicester High Maths Scholarship - Sixth Form
Scholarship for a Year 12 girl from 2017-2019

The Leicester High Maths Scholarship 2017-19 is for a girl starting in Year 12 in 2017, who is gifted at maths and would like to study it at A level. The scholarship covers 80% of the tuition fees at Leicester High for the Sixth Form, and is worth £18,576 over two years. Over the two years, tuition fees are reduced to £4644. Trips and lunches are not included.

The Criteria
  • I am in Y11 and intend to begin A level maths in 2017
  • At least 6 of my GCSE predicted grades are A* and A including an A* in maths
  • I am currently at a state school
What next?
  • Call us and arrange to visit with your parents
  • Bring along a letter from your school confirming your predicted grades and A level choices
  • Register for the examination - £85
  • Examination: Tuesday 14 March 2017
  • All those shortlisted will also be interviewed

Please find information on the attachment below and also feel free to contact Mrs Julia Harbage, Registrar, on 0116 270 5338 or for an informal discussion if you require more information. 

Academic Scholarships
For girls entering Year 7 in 2017

The Bishop Williams Scholarships for outstanding ability are awarded to girls who are between 11 and 12 years old on 1 September 2016 (i.e. entry to Year 7 applicants). Scholarships are awarded to any student - either existing Year 6 or external candidates - on the basis of performance in the Year 7 examination papers in English and Mathematics sat on Entrance Examination day in January.


5-10% of the fees.

Music Scholarships and Awards 
For girls entering Years 5-12 in 2017

Scholarships are open to students going into Years 4-12, either existing or external candidates, depending on the music grades they have achieved so far, see below:  
Years 5-6: Grades 1/2
Years 7-9: Grades 2/3
Years 10-11: Grades 4-5
Year 12: Grades 6+
£350 per term: ‘Scholarships’
£150 per term: ‘Awards’
All candidates will need to play two contrasting pieces on two instruments, one of which can be voice. External candidates will take the entrance examination in addition.
When is it assessed?
January, for entry in Years 5-12
1 year.
This Scholarship needs to be re-applied for annually. 

Bursaries are available from Year 6 onwards. The maximum  amount of support with fees is 50%. To find out more about bursaries, please see the policy and application form below. If you have any queries about the application form, please contact Mrs Edwena Mackay, the Bursar on 0116 270 5338. 

Bursaries applications for entry in 2017 have now closed.

Deadline for submission for 2018: Friday 8 December 2017

Please post/deliver 2018/2019 Bursary applications to:

The Bursar, Mrs Edwena Mackay, Leicester High School for Girls, 454 London Road, Leicester LE2 2PP