16 - 19 Bursary Fund
The 16-19 Bursary Fund provides financial support to help students overcome specific barriers to
participation so they can remain in education. The fund is from money given to post-16 providers by the
Education Funding Agency (EFA). Eligibility is based on the student meeting residency requirements and being on a means-tested or disability benefit.
There are two types of bursary available:
1 .Bursary is awarded to higher-priority claimants (vulnerable groups) who will receive a guaranteed
bursary of up to £1,200 per year from the school.
2 .Bursary is awarded to middle- and lower-priority
claimants to meet individual needs. For example, to help with the cost of transport, meals, books and
The school is responsible for managing both types of bursary. Students who want to apply for support from
the Bursary Fund should complete and submit an application form by 30th September 2018.
For further guidance notes, including details of eligibility and an application form, please click here. If you believe your child is eligible for a discretionary bursary, please complete the application form and send it, along with supporting evidence, to the Sixth Form Administrator, Lucy Frederick.