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Realising the potential of Children in Care

Post16

Useful Information

Useful information and websites for young people exploring their Post16 options.

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Designated Member of Staff

All of the Colleges and Universities in Kent and Medway have a Designated Member of Staff as a key contact to support Children in Care and Care Leavers in Post16 education.

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Options at 16 and beyond

Young people have a duty to participate in some kind of education or training until the end of the academic year in which they are 18. Find out what options are available.

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Vulnerable Bursary

Young people in care aged 16 to 19 are eligible for a bursary of upto £1,200 to help with education related costs if their course lasts for 30 weeks or more. Find out what this covers and how to apply.

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