16 to 19 education: high needs funding
Responsibilities for institutions providing education to high needs students aged 16 or over.
This guidance gives information about high needs funding information to local authorities and institutions, including academies, for high needs students aged 16 to 18, or 19 to 25 with a learning difficulty assessment (LDA) and / or education, health and care plan (EHCP).
Information for young people with high needs aged 19 and above without an LDA and / or EHCP is available on the Skills Funding Agency website.
Department for Education
The Department for Education is responsible for education and children’s services in England. We work to achieve a highly educated society in which opportunity is equal for children and young people, no matter what their background or family circumstances.Find out more about the Department for Education See all Department for Education documents on the gateway