‘Students have outstanding attitudes to learning,
which is primarily as a result of good teaching and very positive relationships across the whole academy.’ Ofsted
‘Students behave very well, show high levels of cooperation, respect and courtesy and work highly effectively with each other and their teachers. This creates a very positive learning environment.’ Ofsted

6th Form | Bursary Fund

WHAT IS THE 16–19 BURSARY FUND?

The fund is made available from the government for 16-18 year olds, to provide assistance to students whose access to, or completion
of, education is inhibited by financial constraints or barriers. The new 16-18 year old bursary scheme has been put in place as a partial
replacement for the previous EMA (Education Maintenance Allowance).

WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR 16–19 BURSARY FUNDING?

The 16-19 Bursary is targeted towards those young people considered most in need of financial support.

There are 2 types of 16 to 19 bursaries:
• A vulnerable bursary of up to £1,200 a year for young people in one of the defined vulnerable groups
• A discretionary bursary which institutions award to meet individual needs, for example, help with the cost of
transport, meals, books and equipment.

WHO IS NOT ELIGIBLE FOR 16–19 BURSARY FUNDING?

• Students under 16 years of age or over 19 years of age on 31 August 2018
• Students who do not meet the residency qualifications

HOW DOES THE ACADEMY ASSESS APPLICATIONS AND ALLOCATE 16–19 BURSARY FUNDING?

The 16–19 Bursary Fund is a limited fund and the Academy will prioritise allocation.
There will be 3 priority groups, categorised as high, medium and low.

Applications for the Bursary will be accepted at the beginning of each school year.