This section details the support available to young people to help them participate in education and training – particularly those with additional needs or who face barriers to learning. It includes information about support for learners with learning difficulties and/or disabilities and details of the financial support available
Who is entitled to free school meals and what schools can do to increase registrations for them.
Multi-page article 05 December 2013
Information on the bursary scheme which offers financial help for 16- to 19-year-olds to continue in full-time education, who might otherwise struggle for financial reasons.
Multi-page article 18 November 2013
Information on 2 residential funding schemes providing financial support towards accommodation costs for young people attending specialist provision.
General article 11 October 2013
Information about the Care to Learn scheme which provides financial support to teenage parents who want to continue their education.
General article 09 October 2013
Information on the Dance and Drama Awards.
General article 22 March 2013
Statutory guidance on the provision of suitable accommodation for 16- and 17-year-olds and on joint working between children’s and housing services at strategic and operational level.
Statutory guidance 18 March 2013
An overview for 16-19 education and training providers and learners on how the Learner Support schemes are administered.
General article 06 February 2013
Information about funding schemes in place to provide financial support for learning.
General article 31 January 2013
Information on the replacement schemes to the discretionary support funds.
General article 16 October 2012
Information about a resource for advice on HE costs.
General article 26 April 2012