Record number of scholarships for Highfield and Brookham

A third of school leavers have received scholarships as they prepare to move to senior school this autumn

A third of school leavers at Highfield and Brookham School have received a scholarship to senior school.

19 pupils were awarded a total of 21 11+ and 13+ scholarships and awards – the highest number ever achieved by the school.

Students will now take up places at Canford, Gordonstoun, Seaford, Cranleigh, Portsmouth Grammar School, Charterhouse, King’s Canterbury, Wellington and Harrow.

Our head of scholars, Jane Hamilton, has worked tirelessly to achieve a fantastic record number of scholarships this year – Phillip Evitt, headmaster

Highfield and Brookham School, in Liphook on the borders of Surrey, Hampshire and West Sussex, offers nursery, pre-prep and prep education for children aged three to 13. The school offers specialist teaching in PE, modern languages and music.

The school also boasts a newly opened forest school with tree house, a swimming pool and 175 acres of grounds.

Phillip Evitt, headmaster, said: “We are committed to supporting and promoting the interests of candidates for academic scholarships and other open awards available to pupils at their chosen senior schools.

“The 76 scholarships and awards won by Highfieldians over the past five years reflect the breadth and range of our pupils’ strengths and provide a strong endorsement of the quality of teaching and learning at the school.

“Our head of scholars, Jane Hamilton, has worked tirelessly to achieve a fantastic record number of scholarships this year and the way she brought the academic scholarship group together to work as a team was quite something.”