Grant Applications

About Grants

The Charity awards grants to individuals and items for the school that support education needs which are not funded via normal school funding.

Applications should be made using the form below.
(Please indicate the scope of the application – individual / department /whole school).
We will acknowledge your application and need your contact details so we can keep you informed about its progress.

The trustees require that each application has the support of the school.
This means we ask you to provide the name of a staff member (or colleague) who is prepared to support your application and we may contact you to discuss the details.

The decision to award a grant and the amount awarded is at the discretion of the trustees on a case by case basis and subject to available funds and school priorities.
The decision whether to award a grant may need to wait until a scheduled scheduled trustees meeting and their decision is final.

(Click the icons on the diagram to see the steps in the process).

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The Grant Process


Complete / submit the Application Form

Trustees Decision

The trustees will meet and decide whether to award the grant


We will notify you of the decision and advise on how to proceed.

Purchase / Payment

The school purchase process is used, we then refund the school.


Once the purchase has been completed, we would like you to provide an update and photos.

Types of Grants

Small / Personal Grants

These are for small items or for individuals who need additional support.

This could include:

  • Contribution towards the expenses to attend an event or activity.
  • Provision of equipment or resources.

Historically these have paid for equipment, accommodation, competition fees etc.

Medium / Department Grants

This could be for specific equipment or other resources that enhance the learning experience and achievements of Students.

Examples could include:

  • Funding for visits
  • Purchase of equipment

Historical examples of previous grants have included affiliation fees, so teams could take part in sporting events, team clothing, supporting an overseas expedition and presentation evening prizes.

Larger / Whole School Grants

These are grants to benefit the whole school community.

As this is for larger amounts, the trustees would expect to see a presentation that clearly shows how the grant would support and enhance the education of a significant number of students.

Historically this kind of grant has paid for:

  • Water Fountains
  • Lockers and padlocks
  • Music practice room / Instruments
  • Mini busses.
Application Form