EDUCATION MAINTENANCE ALLOWANCES (EMA)
An EMA is a weekly payment worth up to £30 for pupils who are planning to stay on at school after their leaving age. They must complete a learning agreement at school for a minimum of 21 learning hours per week.
In session 2020/2021 pupils born between 1 March 2001 and 30 September 2004 can receive payments from August 2020. Pupils born between 1 October 2004 and 28 February 2005 can receive payments from January 2021. Further information on full eligibility criteria and the online application process can be obtained from the school.
Any pupils who require assistance with completing the online application should see Miss Johnston in the Admin Office.