Education maintenance allowance.(GRANTS AND SERVICES NEWS)

If your children are carrying on with their education after the age of 16, they may be eligible to receive up to 30 [pounds sterling] per week Education Maintenance Allowance during term time, for up to three years.

The weekly payments are 10 [pounds sterling], 20 [pounds sterling] or 30 [pounds sterling], depending on the household income. This does not affect any benefits the family are receiving or any part-time earnings the young person may be in receipt of. All they need to do is turn up every day and show commitment--they may even receive bonuses for good exam results and returning for the next year of the course!

In England and Wales. …

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