Childcare payments will depend on minimum 90% attendance and will be processed at the end of each month starting from October. Deposits and registration fees are NOT paid for. You will be sent a letter to confirm payment schedule once your application has been approved.
Care to Learn for younger parents
If you are a young parent aged 19 or under when you start your course, Care to Learn may be able to help pay for your childcare.
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Contact your borough Family Information Service if you need help with finding a local childcare provider.
For further advice, please see the bursary advisor at the campus you attend during specified opening times.
How to apply for financial support
To make an application for bursary and childcare, students must apply online using the following link:
You must register first and then submit your application including supporting documents requested on the application form. The process is fairly straight forward but if you are not confident in using the online feature, you may wish to ask a family member or a friend to support you. Bursary staff will also be available at the main campuses’ if you need further advice. Once you have submitted your application will receive updates and notifications sent to your email address.
Click here to view video on how to apply.
Click here to view the user guide on how to apply.
Common examples of supporting evidence:
Click here to see an example of Universal Credit statement
Click here to see an example of Tax Credits Awards notice
Click here to see an example of P60/Payslip