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5 reasons to study at Xaverian College

1. High Performing

Top 10% nationally for student achievement.  Excellent results at all levels, from Level 1 to University Science courses and in both academic and applied subjects.  Always above national averages.

2. Friendly & Welcoming

A genuine community where every individual is cared for and supported to success.  Our caring ethos is central to college life, and at Xaverian you will be welcomed into a diverse and exciting community that values every individual and an environment that will support you in every way.

3. Unique Campus

Set in the heart of Manchester and with a rich history going back over 150 years.  A mixture of new and modern buildings together with historic grade one listed buildings, superb facilities and lots of space makes this an attractive and successful sixth form college.

4. Teaching & Learning

Dynamic, engaging lessons delivered by enthusiastic staff, passionate about their subjects and their students.  Teachers providing extensive academic, pastoral and extracurricular activities to ensure students fulfil their potential and achieve their goals.

5. Raising Expectations

A college environment that seeks to prepare students for the next stage in their careers by fostering their maturity, encouraging independent learning skills and seeking to develop the whole personality.

Financial Support

Studying at sixth form college can mean having to spend money on travel, lunch and books but there are various ways in which you may be able to receive financial support when attending college. At Xaverian we have a dedicated staff to help you get the financial support you may be entitled to. Support includes:

  • 16-19 Bursary Fund
  • Learner Support Funds
  • Child Care Support
  • Travel

16-19 Bursary Fund

The 16-19 Bursary Fund is a contribution to college related costs incurred by students. There is a guaranteed £1200 which we are obliged by the government to pay to those students who qualify. Separate from this the college has been given limited funds to distribute at our discretion. All bursaries are linked to attendance, punctuality and behaviour. There are a number of bursaries available for students to apply for and are split into the following categories:

£1200 Bursary – Students who fall within the following criteria will be eligible to receive a Bursary of £1200 per year: a) Young People in Care, b) Care Leavers c) Young People who live independently and receive Income Support (or Universal Credit) in their own right. d) Disabled young people in receipt of both Employment Support Allowance and Disability Living Allowance (or Personal Independence Payments).

£15 per week Discretionary Bursary – The following students who are not in receipt of the Full £1200 Bursary are eligible to receive a Bursary of £15 paid weekly:

  • Students who are eligible for Free Meals at college.
  • Students from a household where the total salary is below £16,190.
  • Students from a household where the total salary is between £16,191-£18,000 and there are more than 2 children under the age of 18 living in the household.
  • Students from a household where the total salary is between £18,001-£21,000 and there are more than 3 children under the age of 18 living in the household.
  • A registered carer for a relative.

For our Bursary guide click here

For our Bursary Application form click here 

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