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St Bede’s Sixth Form College: 16 to 19 Tuition Fund 

The 16 to 19 Tuition Fund is one-off funding for the 2021/22 academic year that has been provided to support students and, to mitigate their disruption to learning, arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. 


The funding is being primarily used to provide small group tuition for 16 to 19-year olds who received a GCSE English and/or Mathematics grade of 4 or below in the summer. Although targeted students are identified based on their prior attainment in English and Mathematics, the funding can be used to support students in their learning across a variety of subjects. 


How St Bede’s Sixth Form College use the funding: 

It is our intention to provide additional support to small groups of students (3-5 per group). Targeted student intervention will be focused on students who have yet to achieve a grade 5 in English and/or Mathematics. 

Priority for tuition will be given to the most disadvantaged students based on their socio-economic background, SEND status and volume of disruption to their learning due to the ongoing challenges that COVID-19 presents. 

We aim to use the funding to: 

  • Run additional small group classes for identified students during the school day and/or as twilight sessions in College or via Microsoft Teams. 

  • Purchase bespoke resources for students to support their learning. 

This rationale may be updated to reflect any changes in ESFA guidance.  


Full details regarding the government fund can be found here –  

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