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Become a royal springboard pupil

If you think your child could be helped by receiving a Royal SpringBoard bursary, and you meet the right criteria, then you can contact us directly.

We are determined to reach the most deserving children and wish to reduce the barriers for those who need our help the most.

We would love to support more children, but we have don’t have the resources to help everyone. So we do a detailed assessment to work out whether your child would merit a Royal SpringBoard bursary.  

Do you qualify?

We assess your suitability by looking at a number of factors:

  • Low family income. If you are eligible for Free School Meals, then this is a good indicator that you could apply
  • Lack of parental care, where no other suitable care is available due to the death of a parent, a severe illness or a disability
  • Where there is a sibling who has a disability that affects the well-being of the rest of the family
  • All candidates must be British citizens or have indefinite leave to remain in the UK

… take the opportunity…I guarantee it will change your life for the better.

- Ryan, Royal SpringBoard alumnus

Watch Ryan's Video

Royal SpringBoard always works to ensure that a boarding school environment is in the best interests of the pupil.

A suitable pupil is likely to demonstrate the following :

  • A resilience to the challenges of a busy pace of life and increased workload
  • An open-mindedness and willingness to try new things
  • An ability to show empathy towards others and to make new friends

You do not need to be gifted academically; however, selected pupils are usually above the national average attainment level in maths and English.

We have a great understanding and knowledge of our boarding schools, so we take an active role in matching the pupils to the right school.

If you believe that your child would be suitable for a bursary and you meet the criteria, then please see Direct referral which explains the process further.