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16 to 24 high needs funding: additional information

Additional information about EFA 16 to 24 high needs funding arrangements for the 2013 to 2014 and the 2014 to 2015 academic years.

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16 to 24 high needs funding: additional information

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The Education Funding Agency (EFA) is responsible for providing funding in relation to high needs students (HNS) aged up to 18 and young people aged 19 to 24 starting a new course in further education if they are subject to a statutory Learning Difficulty Assessment (LDA) ) and / or education, health and care plan (EHCP).

An HNS is defined as a student who requires £6,000 or more of additional learning support.

Published 20 January 2014