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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

    • 28 January 2015
    • Detailed guide
  2. 16 to 19 education: funding guidance

    • 30 April 2014
    • Detailed guide
  3. 16 to 19 funding formula: overview

    • 26 June 2013
    • Guidance
  4. 16 to 19 funding: maths and English condition of funding

    • 18 March 2015
    • Detailed guide
  5. 16 to 19 funding: planned hours in study programmes

    • 23 April 2015
    • Detailed guide
  6. 16 to 19 funding: large programme uplift

    • 15 December 2014
    • Detailed guide
  7. 16 to 19 funding study programmes: work experience

    • 5 March 2015
    • Detailed guide
  8. 16 to 19 education: high needs funding

    • 25 March 2015
    • Detailed guide
  9. 16 to 19 education: commercial and charitable providers

    • 18 August 2014
    • Detailed guide
  10. Enrolment of 14- to 16-year-olds in full-time further education

    • 23 March 2015
    • Guidance
  11. Delivering traineeships through EFA funding

    • 18 March 2015
    • 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

    • 18 March 2015
    • Detailed guide

16 to 19: accountability

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

  1. 16 to 19 education: accountability

    • 2 October 2014
    • Detailed guide
  2. 16 to 19 education: financial management and assurance

    • 10 March 2014
    • 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

    • 24 February 2015
    • Detailed guide
  2. 16 to 19 Bursary Fund guide for 2014 to 2015

    • 30 April 2014
    • Guidance
  3. 16 to 18 Residential Bursary Fund guide

    • 25 February 2015
    • Detailed guide
  4. Specialist residential institutions offering residential bursary fund

    • 25 February 2015
    • Detailed guide
  5. 16 to 18 Residential Support Scheme

    • 3 March 2015
    • Detailed guide
  6. Dance and Drama Awards guide

    • 2 March 2015
    • Detailed guide
  7. Care to Learn guide for institutions

    • 12 March 2015
    • Detailed guide
  8. 16 to 18 education: free meals

    • 20 March 2015
    • Detailed guide

Specialist programmes

Information about programmes for delivering specialist 16 to 19 education.

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

    • 3 October 2014
    • Guidance

16 to 19 capital funding

  1. 16 to 19 capital funding

    • 23 June 2014
    • Detailed guide