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Last updated on 5 August 2019
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School types: All · School phases: 16 Plus

Learn more about post-16 funding, with answers to questions on students not sitting exams or dropping a subject, funding for students over 19 or those taking resits, calculating planned hours on 2-year courses, new arrivals to sixth forms, and overseas students.

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  1. Will we lose funding if a student does not sit an exam?
  2. Will we lose funding if a student drops a subject?
  3. Is there funding for students who are over 19?
  4. Can we average the planned hours in a 2-year programme?
  5. How are new arrivals to sixth forms funded?
  6. Is there funding for students who repeat a year? 
  7. Are overseas students funded?

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