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The Duke of York's Royal Military School

A co-educational boarding school for students aged 11-18


The School is committed to offering an enriching and challenging experience for all students, regardless of their age or proficiency level. Sport serves as a powerful catalyst for personal development, impacting various aspects of students' lives and forming an integral component of a well-rounded education. With outstanding facilities at our disposal, we strive to realise these objectives effectively.

Rugby Scholarship
Rugby Scholarships are granted to students who exhibit excellence and unwavering commitment in the School’s sport, while also actively contributing to the School community. Applicants must satisfy the School’s admission criteria and will be evaluated based on their demonstrated current performance and potential for the future.

The development of our Rugby Scholars is facilitated through our collaboration with Ealing Trailfinders.

Sports Scholarship
Additionally, we provide Sports Scholarships for both boys and girls, open to those who display remarkable abilities in various sports. These Scholarships are assessed based on current performance as well as future potential, ensuring that promising athletes have the opportunity to excel and contribute to our sporting community.

These Scholarships can offer a reduction in fees or assistance with the cost of sports kit and equipment or travel. The level of support will be decided by the Director of Sport and Head of Rugby.

Rugby and Sports Scholarships are awarded to students who have successfully completed the application process.

Applications for the September 2025 Rugby and Sports Scholarships are now open. All applications must be submitted by 30th April 2025

To apply for a Rugby and/or Sports Scholarship, please complete the relevant application form (found below) and return to Please note, you will also need to complete our enquiry form as part of this application.

Download our Scholarship Guide here

To apply for a Sports Scholarship, please complete and return the below form

Above: Dan Quinn and Ben Ward (Director of Rugby Ealing Trailfinders). DOYRMS supports the development of our Sports Scholars via our partnership with Ealing Trailfinders for Boy's Rugby.

DOYRMS further supports the growth of our scholars through collaborations with esteemed partners such as Ealing Trailfinders (Rugby) and the White Rose Academy (Hockey), providing additional avenues for skill enhancement and personal development.

Primary Sports











Cricket & Athletics

Tennis, Athletics & Cricket

In addition to these primary sports, the School offers competitive fixtures in basketball, football, rounders, girls' rugby, rugby 7s, and boys' tennis.

The School's extensive games program, lessons, and clubs also feature a diverse range of sports, including air rifle shooting, badminton, body conditioning, trampolining, climbing, dance, functional fitness, gymnastics, health-related exercise, horse-riding, Latin infusion dance aerobics, swimming, squash, and mixed touch rugby.

The School offers a comprehensive array of sports facilities, including an Olympic-standard floodlit athletics track, a full-size floodlit artificial hockey pitch, a purpose-built sports hall with four badminton courts, a state-of-the-art strength and conditioning suite, a dance studio with a Harlequin floor, a six-lane indoor swimming pool, four floodlit all-weather netball/tennis courts, six lawn and two hard tennis courts, six rugby pitches, three cricket squares, a sports pavilion, one full-size and one 5-a-side football pitch, a floodlit Multi-Use Games Area, an outdoor climbing wall and indoor bouldering wall, a cross-country course previously used for the Kent Schools Championship, and indoor and outdoor shooting ranges, alongside an outdoor fitness trail.


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