Financial Assistance is available to Students in the Sixth Form who comply with the criteria determined by the DfE, as outlined in the information sheet below.
To be eligible to receive a bursary students must be aged under 19 on 31 August in the academic year in which they start their programme of study and must satisfy DfE residency criteria.
To continue to receive a bursary, students must satisfy the following conditions:
- The studentâ€™s level of unauthorised and unexplained absence from all lessons must be no greater than 10%.
- The student must not have broken the terms of the Sixth Form contract.
- Evidence must be provided (receipts) to demonstrate that the money is spent on the items specified in the application.
If any of the following apply: You are a young person in care, care leaver, a young person in receipt of income support or a disabled young person in receipt of both employment support allowance and disability living allowance.
Category Two – Band A
If you are in receipt of Free School Meals
Those with a household income below Â£17,500
Category Two – Band B
If you main carer is in receipt of benefits.
Those with a household income below Â£25,000
Further information is contained within the Information Sheet below.