The 16-19 Student Bursary Fund is a government scheme set up to help the most vulnerable young people continue in full time education. Its purpose it to provide financial support to help overcome barriers to participation.
|Vulnerable Bursaries||Discretionary Bursaries|
Guaranteed bursary of £1200 per year of young people in one of the defined vulnerable groups.
Funding is held centrally by the Students Bursary Support Service and the school must claim the funding for each student identified by submitting an online application via the SBSS portal.
Awarded at the school’s discretion to cover costs such as transport, books, equipment and other course related activities.
Formula funding from EFA via the Borough of Poole
Further eligibility criteria for Vulnerable Bursary
Students must fall into one of the categories below
Further eligibility criteria for Discretionary Bursary
Where a student does not meet the criteria for the Vulnerable Bursary he or she might meet the criteria for some support from the Discretionary Fund.
|Conditions for receipt of student bursaries|
|Students will be reviewed termly (re: attendance which is required to be 95% with no unauthorised absences, conduct, punctuality and progress) at pre-set times in the year in accordance with Sixth Form policies.|