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Academic, Instrumental and Choral Scholarships are available at The Cathedral Grammar School and we invite you to apply.

Scholarship requirements

Scholarships are awarded to pupils in Years 4 to 7 with academic, musical or choral aptitude, following an academic examination, and instrumental or singing audition.

Scholarship funding available

Academic and Music Scholarships  fund a reduction of between 25% and 60% of tuition fees. The scholarship value varies depending on the type of scholarship offered and individual circumstances.

Academic and Music Scholarships for 2019 are available for girls and boys in Years 4, 5, 6 and 7. 

  • Music Auditions will be held on Thursday 31 May 2018, by appointment. 
  • Academic Scholarship Examinations will be held on Wednesday 30 May 2018. 8:30am-1:00pm. 

Please contact the registrar for further information and to enrol for your child's audition and scholarship exam: or phone 03 365 0385


Choral Scholarships are also available for boys who wish to become treble choristers in the choir of ChristChurch Cathedral. Applications are welcome from boys already at Cathedral Grammar and from boys presently at other schools.

A Choral Scholarship is awarded following an audition with the Cathedral's Director of Music, and may vary in value from 15% to 100% of tuition fees. Auditions may be arranged at any time during the year for boys currently in Years 4 to 6. Auditions for Year 3 boys are held in Term IV. 

Please contact the registrar at or phone 03 365 0385 to arrange your son's choral audition.

For further information about ChristChurch Cathedral and its choir:


Our Location

To arrange a visit please contact the School:

Street Address

The Cathedral Grammar School
26 Park Terrace
Christchurch 8013

Phone: (03) 365 0385
Fax: (03) 365 0384

Postal Address

The Cathedral Grammar School
PO Box 2244
Christchurch 8140