Further education residential accommodation: national minimum standards

Guidance for further education colleges and 16 to 19 academies providing residential accommodation for students aged under 18.



This guidance is for:

  • college leaders
  • college staff

It applies to:

  • further education colleges
  • sixth-form colleges
  • 16 to 19 academies
  • independent specialist colleges
  • other institutions designated as being within the further education sector

It contains a statement of national minimum standards.

Guidance on national minimum standards for boarding schools is also available.

Published 28 March 2018