Grants and Fees

The CAT is funded by the Music and Dance Scheme through the DfE. The financial support available to families are means-tested grants dependent on the household income.

FEE/ GRANT INFORMATION 2015/2016:

The full grant from September 2015 will be £3,649 a year. You do not have to make any contribution if your total family income before tax was £29,927 or less (after deducting £2,030 for each dependent child in the family, including the grant holder) in the tax year ending 5 April 2015. If your family income was more you received a smaller grant and you would have to make a contribution as shown below (depending on the total cost of the training):

Relevant income: (after deducting £1,990 per dependant including the grant holder)

Amount of Grant Awarded

Parental Contributions

 

up to £29,927            

£3,649

£0

£29,928 - £33,917

£3,284

£365

£33,918 - £37,908

£2,918

£731

£37,909 - £41,899

£2,554

£1,095

£41,900 - £45,889

£2,189

£1,460

£45,890 - £49,879

£1,824

£1,825

£49,880 - £53,871

£1,460

£2,189

£53,872 - £57,861

£1,095

£2,554

£57,862 - £61,851

£730

£2,919

£61,852 - £65,839

£366

£3,283

£65,840 or more

nil

£3,649


Please contact the CAT Team if you have any questions regarding funding.