How do the vouchers and payments work?

Attendance support and the end of term award are granted as follows:

Term 1

  • Milestone 1 - 6 weeks (Day 42) All 16-18 year olds not in receipt of a bursary will receive an Amazon voucher to support their attendance. The first voucher will be £15 for successfully meeting this. Attendance levels must be 85% or above for the overall study programme. 
  • Milestones 2 - 12 weeks (end Term 2) All 16-18 year olds not in receipt of a bursary will again receive an Amazon voucher to support their attendance. The voucher will be £15 for successfully meeting milestone 2. Attendance levels must be 85% for their study programme.
  • At the end of term, all students who have achieved both the first and second milestones will be entered into a draw, with one draw per career cluster, with additional support of £1,000 available regardless of whether they are in receipt of bursary.

Term 2 - Attendance Payments

  • Milestone 1 - 6 weeks (Day 42) All 16-18 year olds not in receipt of a bursary will receive an Amazon voucher to support their attendance. The first voucher will be £15 for successfully meeting this. Attendance levels must be 85% or above for the overall study programme. 
  • Milestones 2 - 12 weeks (end Term 2) All 16-18 year olds not in receipt of a bursary will again receive an Amazon voucher to support their attendance. The voucher will be £15 for successfully meeting milestone 2. Attendance levels must be 85% for their study programme. 
  • At the end of term, all students who have achieved both the first and second milestones will be entered into a draw, with one draw per career cluster, with additional support of £1,000 available regardless of whether they are in receipt of bursary.

Term 3 - Attendance Milestone Payments

  • Milestone 1 - 6 weeks (Day 42) All 16-18 year olds not in receipt of a bursary will receive an Amazon voucher for their attendance. The first voucher will be £15 for successfully meeting this. Attendance levels must be 85% or above for the overall study programme. 
  • Milestones 2 - 12 weeks (end Term 3) All 16-18 year olds not in receipt of a bursary will again receive an Amazon voucher to support their attendance. The voucher will be £15 for successfully meeting milestone 2. Attendance levels must be 85% for their study programme. At the end of term, all students who have achieved both the first and second milestones will be entered into a draw, with one draw per career cluster, with additional support of £1,000 available regardless of whether they are in receipt of bursary.

End of term

  • At the end of the academic year, there is a Best Attendance Draw. All students who have gone through all three terms without missing a single milestone will enter into a draw for an unprecedented £5,000 towards their future study.
    In total, this means that there is a potential of £6,000 of support available for students towards their studies.

What do I have to do?

Who does this offer apply to? 

  • All new students, aged 16 to 18, who start a full-time study programme lasting more than six months from September 20221
  • The end-of-year final support payment £5,000 is also open to 16–18-year-olds in receipt of the bursary 

How do I qualify? 

To qualify for the offer, you will need to:

  • Maintain at least 85% attendance at ALL your timetabled classes, including those relating to Maths and English and Tutorial
  • Attend all exams that form part of your study programme, including those relating to Maths and English
  • Abide by the College’s student code of conduct

When will the offer not apply? 

The guarantee will be invalid if you:

  • Fail to complete all aspects of your study programme (applicable to end of year prize draw)
  • Fail to attend at least 85% of your study programme classes
  • Fail to attend an exam which forms part of your study programme
  • Fail to abide by the college’s student code of conduct. Should you be given disciplinary warnings under the code of conduct you will be ineligible for the guarantee