Coulsdon Sixth Form College prides itself on offering inclusive learning and recognises that some students need additional financial support to enable them to succeed at college.
The following bursary schemes are available to students on FE programmes with a gross household income of less than £32,000 per year.
- The 16 – 19 Discretionary Bursary Fund
- The 16 -19 Vulnerable Bursary Fund
- The 16-19 FE Free College Meals Scheme
Click here to find out more.
The information provided on your application will enable us to determine which fund you are eligible to receive support from, and the amount and type of support you are eligible for.
The funds are available are to support with college costs only and based on individual circumstances. Funds are limited and each application is processed on a first come first served basis once a student’s enrolment is confirmed.
Our Student Services team are responsible for the administration of the College’s bursary funds for students and other government schemes.
You will be asked to provide evidence of your circumstances, and we cannot process your application without this. If you don’t provide everything that we ask for we will contact you, but this will delay your application being processed.
Once you have registered on the online portal you will be able to access your account and view any correspondence that we send you, the status of your application, and information about your payments if your application is approved.
Bursary Application Guides
Click here to view examples of evidence to upload.
Care to Learn Scheme
Students aged under 20 at 31st August 2023 can apply for support with childcare costs through the Government Care to Learn scheme.
Details of the scheme and how to apply are available at https://www.gov.uk/care-to-learn
Contact the Student Services team on: Bursary@coulsdon.ac.uk or call 01737 558071
Read our Student Financial Support Policy here.
Information for schools
Croydon College Group offers a wide range of activities to provide support to schools, parents, carers and students with post-16 decisions. Through activities both at the college and onsite at local schools, the diverse range of courses on offer at Croydon College, Coulsdon Sixth Form College and Croydon University Centre is explored.
Information is provided on the various opportunities available for both vocational and academic pathways. This, combined with the wide range of apprenticeships, delivered by the World of Work team, provides an important resource for post-16 options.
Let’s work together:
Assemblies and Presentations
Delivered at your school and providing either a general overview of courses available or tailored specifically to the needs and interests of the student year group in attendance. Focus subjects could include apprenticeships, applying to universities, T Levels or sector-specific subjects.
Career Events & Options Evenings
Virtual or in-person we welcome the opportunity to support your events and engage with students and parents. Our team can also be available to attend application and interview workshops also GCSE results day.
Onsite Taster Sessions
Engaging and interactive sessions with specialist lecturers in areas including criminology, fashion and textiles, media studies, music performance, photography, science and much more. Sessions can be held on-site at our colleges or at your school. Please enquire about specific subjects.
Your students can tour our campuses, chat with members of the teams and explore our range of departments and facilities. Building your own tour, allows you to choose the areas your students are keen to view the most, and with a large course offering, this ensures they get the most out of their visit and enough time to ask any questions they may have.
The Programme can also help to support evidence of careers activity provision in relation to the Gatsby Benchmarks.
Croydon Colleges Group is always pleased to build strong relationships with local schools and sixth forms and produce a newsletter to keep schools and sixth forms up to date with the exciting work of School Partnership Programme
To discuss your requirements further or to be added to the mailing list, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020 8686 5700 ext. 3676.
Get in touch
Tel: 01737 551 176
Fax: 01737 551 282
Coulsdon Sixth Form College