I am very pleased to announce that, following a long and difficult process, two of our year 8 students have been awarded scholarships as they move into year 9 in August.
Shiro Muiruri and Khaleel Lalji demonstrated not only academic excellence, but also dedication, skill and humility in areas of excellence; drama for Khaleel Lalji and sports for Shiro Muiruri. Congratulations to both Khaleel and Shiro, but also to all the candidates who applied for the scholarships and performed so well as they undertook, interviews and tasks in such a fashion as to make the final decision such a challenge.
Scholarships for entry onto the IB courses will be based, in part on the results of the applicants' IGCSE results and will therefore be announced at a later date.
Last week our IB students delivered a new library and books to a local school in Narok County. This huge achievement forms part of their IB course and is result of much planning, fundraising and logistics to get this completed and resourced Library to a much needed cause. We are very proud of these students that they understand the impact of their service commitment to our wider community and fellow citizens, well done.
Scholarships for Intake August 2018
Braeburn Garden Estate recognises that scholarships provide a positive motivation for students and will also aid successful students in their University applications and careers. Scholarships can also allow students to access BGE who may not ordinarily be able to do so.
BGE will be offering the following scholarships for September intake 2018
Year 9 Intake
This is awarded on overall academic performance* to a BGE Year 8 student. School reports and teacher recommendations form the basis of the award in conjunction with a series of specified tests.
‘Excellence in’ Scholarship
This is awarded to a Year 8 student(s) who may excel in extra-curricular activities including sports, music and drama. Students are expected to exhibit performance at a representative level and are likely to undertake performance tests, specific to the award they are seeking to receive.
Both year 9 scholarship categories may allow up to a 30% reduction on tuition fees that will apply to years 9, 10 & 11. Students should submit an application form and letter by Friday 30th March 2018. (This aspect must be completed by the student.)
International Baccalaureate Diploma Course Intake
This is awarded on overall academic performance* to any student (Braeburn or otherwise) who has an existing set of KCSE or IGCSE examination results taken in their first sitting. Applicants will submit an application letter together with their ‘mock’ examination grades by Friday 30th March 2018. The student(s) will be awarded a scholarship of up to a 30% reduction on tuition fees for the 2-year duration of the course, dependent on final results in August.
‘Excellence in’ Scholarship
This is awarded to a Year 11 student(s) who may excel in extra-curricular activities including sports, music and drama. Students are expected to exhibit performance at a representative level and are likely to undertake performance tests, specific to the award they are seeking to receive.
*Please Note, all scholarship applicants will be interviewed by the Head Teacher as part of awarding process. All decisions made are at the discretion of the Head Teacher and are full and final. Scholarships are given with the caveat of acceptable behaviour and performance being attained; Scholarships can be removed at any time if performance or attitude is deemed unacceptable.
Applications to Braeburn Garden Estate School can be sent or e-mailed to the Head Teacher, email@example.com while applications to Braeburn School can be sent or e-mailed to the Headteacher, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted via email.