Post 16 Education

Further or higher education is about your child taking their education to the next level and fulfilling their potential. As well as opening up new career options, higher education means opportunities to meet new people and take part in a wide range of social and sporting activities.

It can also help develop a sense of independence - without the immediate pressures of full-time work.

In this section you will be able to view Local SEND Offers from colleges.

Independent Post 16 Institutions

You can also see a list of approved independent educational institutions, independent special schools and post 16 institutions.  

Disabled Students' Allowance

Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA) is support to cover the study-related costs you have because of a mental health problem, long term illness or any other disability.

This can be on its own or in addition to any student finance you get.

The type of support and how much you get depends on your individual needs - not your household income.

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