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Funding education for 16- to 19-year-olds

Information for post-16 education institutions funded by Education Funding Agency explaining the funding system.

Colleges, providers, schools and academies receive annual funding allocations from Education Funding Agency (EFA).

This section explains how we calculate the funding, the rules you should follow in spending the funding, audit and other contractual requirements. There are details of our different student support funds, as well as information about specialist programmes that are currently running.

Funding institutions

Information and requirements that education providers need to follow to receive funding from Education Funding Agency.

  1. 16 to 19 education: funding allocations

    • Detailed guide
  2. 16 to 19 education: funding guidance

    • Detailed guide
  3. 16 to 19 funding formula: overview

    • Guidance
  4. 16 to 19 funding: maths and English condition of funding

    • Detailed guide
  5. 16 to 19 funding: planned hours in study programmes

    • Detailed guide
  6. 16 to 19 Funding: core aims in study programmes

    • Detailed guide
  7. 16 to 19 funding: large programme uplift

    • Detailed guide
  8. 16 to 19 funding study programmes: work experience

    • Detailed guide
  9. 16 to 19 education: high needs funding

    • Detailed guide
  10. 16 to 19 education: commercial and charitable providers

    • Detailed guide
  11. Enrolment of 14- to 16-year-olds in full-time further education

    • Guidance
  12. Delivering traineeships through EFA funding

    • Detailed guide

16 to 19 funding: market entry

Information about how to get EFA funding for post-16 education and training.

  1. 16 to 19 education: market entry

    • Detailed guide

16 to 19: accountability

Information about the intervention actions available to the Education Funding Agency.

  1. 16 to 19 education: accountability

    • Detailed guide
  2. 16 to 19 education: financial management and assurance

    • Detailed guide

Funding students

Information for education institutions on the different types of funding support available for 16 to 19-year-olds.

  1. 16 to 19 education: financial support for students

    • Detailed guide
  2. 16 to 19 Bursary Fund guide for 2015 to 2016

    • Detailed guide
  3. 16 to 19 Bursary Fund guide for 2014 to 2015

    • Guidance
  4. Specialist residential institutions offering residential bursary fund

    • Detailed guide
  5. 16 to 18 Residential Bursary Fund guide

    • Detailed guide
  6. 16 to 18 Residential Support Scheme

    • Detailed guide
  7. Dance and Drama Awards guide

    • Detailed guide
  8. Care to Learn guide for institutions

    • Detailed guide
  9. 16 to 18 education: free meals

    • Detailed guide

Specialist programmes

Information about programmes for delivering specialist 16 to 19 education.

  1. Youth Contract: 16- and 17-year-olds

    • Guidance

16 to 19 capital funding

  1. 16 to 19 capital funding

    • Detailed guide