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Student 2018/19 - Learning support cost

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Student 2018/19

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Learning support cost

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Short nameADDSUPCT

This field indicates the learning support costs incurred for the teaching year by providers in making the necessary provision for learners such as those with learning difficulties and or disabilities.

Applicable toEngland

Instances at providers in England where Instance.FESTUMK = 1, 3 or 4 and Instance.REDUCEDI = 00 or 01 and Instance.FUNDMODEL = 25 or 82 and LearnerFAM.LEARNFAMTYPE = HNS.


This field must be returned each year of instance for the learner aim.

An amount in pounds within the range 0 – 999999 should be returned, to the nearest whole pound.

Learning support is intended to help students to achieve their learning goal and maximise their potential by providing additional funding to help them overcome any barriers to learning. Learning support is defined as any activity which provides direct support for learning to individual students, which is over and above that which is normally provided in a standard learning programme which leads to their primary learning goal.

The learning support costs recorded in this field correspond to the total amount of extra resource identified by the provider as required to meet the needs of students requiring learning support.

In addition to this field, all providers should use the Learning Delivery Funding and Monitoring fields to record learning support funding (LearningDeliveryFAM.LEARNDELFAMTYPE = LSF).

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Reason required To monitor costs of learning support and inform future allocations and funding policy.
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Field length6
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
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OwnerEducation and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA)

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