Education, training and skills

Schools and academies, further and higher education, apprenticeships and other skills training, student funding, early years.


  1. Student finance login

    Your student finance online account - check payment dates, track an application, change details, reset password, find customer reference numbers

  2. Student finance

    Student finance - student loans or student grants for tuition fees and living costs, extra help, student loan repayments

  3. Find an apprenticeship

    Register your profile, search vacancies and apply for an apprenticeship - you must be 16 or over

  4. Apply online for student finance

    Apply online for student finance - online applications for student finance including Tuition Fee Loans, Maintenance Loans and Grants

  5. Student finance: how to apply

    How to apply for student finance - when to apply, deadlines, proof of identity, parents, income, change an application

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Find postgraduate teacher training courses in England
  2. Early years foundation stage statutory framework (EYFS)
  3. Key stage 2 tests: 2018 mathematics test materials
  4. Working together to safeguard children
  5. Key stage 1 and key stage 2 test dates
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News and communications

  1. Understanding the regulation of End-Point Assessments
  2. ESFA Update: 24 April 2019
  3. New programme to boost judicial diversity
  4. Letter to awarding organisations: international qualifications
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Research and statistics

  1. Graduate labour market statistics: 2018
  2. A level and other 16 to 18 results: 2017 to 2018 (revised)
  3. Assessment functioning of external assessments
  4. Unregistered schools management information
  5. FE learners and apprentices survey
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Changes to our rules for reviews of marking, moderation and appeals
  2. Regulating Basic Digital Skills Qualifications
  3. Improving adult basic digital skills
  4. Guided learning in Functional Skills
  5. Improving adult basic digital skills: equality impact assessment
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. South-West England headteacher board
  2. CSC Business Plan 2019
  3. CSC Corporate Plan 2019
  4. Teachers' pension scheme payments: 2018 to 2019
  5. Local authority interactive tool (LAIT)
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