This page contains everything you need to know about making an application for a grant assisted boarding school place.

Step 1

Read the Criteria for a Grant Award Application guidelines and consider carefully whether you may be eligible and your circumstances meet these.  

If require help and advice please call us on 020 8660 1461

Step 2

Complete Application Form : Part 1

This form is Reedham Children's Trust's internal application form

Additional Documents that support Part 1 are below:

Letter to School
Letter to Doctor

Supporting document for letter to Doctor and School

Child Monitoring Form

Step 3

Complete Common Application : Part 2

Your application will not be valid without Parts 1 and 2

Step 4

Send your completed Part 1 and Part 2 form, and supporting documentation:

[email protected]or 

Reedham Children's Trust, Old Lodge Lane, Purley CR8 4DJ

Step 5

Assessment Process

  • Applications are reviewed by our Children's Assessment Officer including liaison with  professionals to gather further information in support of your case.

  • A home visit and/or telephone interview will be arranged with the main parent/carer

  • An assessment of the child's suitability for boarding will take place through a one to one meeting with the child, and/or with a professional who has a close relationship with the child

  • A decision will be made on whether to award a grant, and this will be communicated to you by phone and email, or in writing

Contact Barbara Doh-Nani, Children's Services Officer for help and advice.