Bursary and Support
Free Schools Meals
Because BMA Sixth Form is part of a school, you could get a free school meal each day. This does depend on whether you or a parent receives one of following, at specific amounts:
- Income Support
- Income-based Jobseekers Allowance
- Income-related Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
- Support under the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 part 4
- The guaranteed element of State Pension Credit
- Universal Credit
- Child Tax Credit
At BMA Sixth Form, a discretionary bursary of up to £1,200 per year may be able to you to help with the costs of studying in the Sixth Form. This can include money for your:
- Trips and travel.
This money is paid into the Sixth Form students’ bank accounts. There are terms and conditions for the discretionary bursary, such as parent income levels, student attendance and achievement.
Guaranteed Bursaries (Vulnerable student bursaries)
If you are in care, a care leaver or receive any of the following in your own name, you may be eligible to receive £1200 each year to support the costs of studying at BMA Sixth Form.
- Income Support or Universal Credit
- Disability Living Allowance or Personal Independence Payments
- Employment and Support Allowance.
TfL Student Oyster photo card scheme
As a student at BMA Sixth Form, you can get free or discounted travel on all TfL services with a Zip Oyster photocard.
Parents can apply for this photocard here. BMA will sign and stamp the verification form when you join the Sixth Form in 2022.