Bursary Application Form 2020-2021
Bursary Application form 2020 - please complete and return to the Finance Office ASAP
Caterham High School guidelines on the 16-19 Bursary Fund in 2020/2021
These guidelines have been developed by Caterham High School to promote fairness and consistency. They do not replace the Education Funding Agency (EFA) funding guidance which the school must follow.
Caterham High School accepts the principles agreed by the Association of Colleges which are set out below:
The purpose of the bursary is to:
· Support and retain students
· Promote a positive attitude to learning
The purpose of the bursary is not to promote individual institutions.
- The bursary is based on attendance and punctuality
- The bursary should be applied fairly and consistently
- The process must be easily understood and accessible to young people
- The process should identify eligible students in a timely fashion
- The scheme should be designed to maximize the amount of the fund available to support students
- There is a commitment to moving towards a shared service in the distribution of bursary funds.
The 16-19 Bursary Fund has two elements:
(i) Young people in care, care leavers, young people in receipt of income support (or Universal Credit) in their own name and disabled young people in receipt of Employment Support Allowance, who are also in receipt of Disability Living Allowance, (or Personal Independence Payments), will be eligible to receive a bursary of £1,200 a year.
(ii) The School may use its discretion to make awards to young people in ways that best fit the needs and circumstances of their Students. Discretionary bursary awards should be targeted towards young people facing financial barriers to participation, such as the costs of transport, meals, books and equipment.
Guidance for providers on audit and management information requirements is available in the EFA Guide and Q&A for providers.