Parents & Student Information

16-19 Bursary Information

The bursary fund is available and open to all students to provide financial support to cover the cost of items related to educational participation. All applications/enquiries are dealt with confidentially.
To be eligible the young person must be aged under 19 at the start of the academic year in which they start their programme of study and must fall into the following categories:
Vulnerable Group
Students in care, care leavers or young people in receipt of income support are eligible to apply for financial support for £1200 per year from the vulnerable group 16-19 bursary fund.
Discretionary Group
Students experiencing financial difficulty can apply for financial support. Eligibility is determined by means assessment of combined annual household. Please read the attached bursary guidance prior to applying.

Bursary Guidance 2023 24

2023 24 Bursary Application Form

If you wish to submit an application please do so from the 9th September 2023.


Given the current cost of living crisis, we’ve put together a guide to the 16-25 Railcard (also known as the Student Railcard or Young Persons Railcard) to help your students travel around UK and save money on train tickets.

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