A limited number of students may be eligible for financial support to help them cover the cost of studying at Reigate College.

The 16-19 Bursary Fund

Information on this year’s bursary scheme can be found on the downloadable Bursary Information Sheet for the 16-19 Bursary and Further Education Free Meal.

Please review the Bursary Information Sheet above before renewing your application. You will need to provide updated evidence of your financial situation and travel costs from September. Click here to renew online: Renewal Application for the 16-19 Bursary and Further Education Free Meal. Please renew by Friday 5th July 2024 to guarantee your bursary is in place for the next academic year.

For new students starting at the College in September 2024 or current students who were not already in receipt of the bursary you will need to apply online. Please read the Bursary Information Sheet above and then click here to apply online: Application Form for the 16-19 Bursary and Further Education Free Meal. When completing the form you will be prompted to provide evidence of your financial situation and travel costs. In order for a student to receive their first payment before October the initial closing date for applications is mid-September. Please note that any Bursary and Free Meal support will only commence after student enrolment.

Please direct any queries to Bursary@reigate.ac.uk.

Other sources of help and information

Please contact your local citizens advice https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk

Before accepting a place at Reigate College, students should investigate the time and cost involved with travelling to and from the College.

Students who live within the Administrative County of Surrey

For information about public transport links to the College, please see www.surreycc.gov.uk.

Surrey County Council’s 20 and under bus discount scheme

The ‘Surrey LINK’ card allows young people, aged 20 and under, the ability to travel for half price on single and return tickets for any journey that starts and/or finishes in Surrey.

The LINK card is free and can be applied for online. All LINK cards will be sent to the young person’s home address.

Local bus timetables can be found at https://www.surreycc.gov.uk.

Students who live outside the Administrative County of Surrey

16 – 18 year olds who DO NOT live in the administrative area of Surrey can purchase bus tickets on some routes with a 25% discount if they have a Metrobus student key card. Please visit the Metrobus website to find out more. Assistance with travel expenses for students above school leaving age is a discretionary matter for Local Education Authorities. Students should contact their local authority for more details. Students should also consider looking at the Oyster Card system which has been extended to Redhill Train Station.

Rail Saver Card for 16 -17 year olds

For students aged 16 or 17 travelling by train, the National Rail 16-17 Saver railcard can be purchased directly from the 16-17 Saver website in order to claim 50% off single and return journies and season tickets. Please note: this scheme is not administered by Surrey County Council.

Train information can be found at www.surreycc.gov.uk/roads-and-transport/buses-and-trains/trains and at Trainline.

As explained above, the vast majority of students will not get any financial help with their travel expenses unless they can prove a) severe financial hardship and b) that Reigate College is their nearest course provider. 

Please note, forms are not available from College. They must be downloaded from the above websites.

Postal address

Reigate Sixth Form College, Castlefield Road, Reigate, Surrey, RH2 0SD. Please click here for a map.

Sat Nav address

If using a Sat Nav, the postcode for the College’s Rushworth Road entrance is RH2 0QF (i.e. it is NOT the same as the postal address above).


The town of Reigate is located just south of Junction 8 of the M25. The College is between Castlefield Road and Rushworth Road in central Reigate, close to Reigate Station, bus routes and the M25. When travelling on foot, students can use both the entrances on Castlefield Road and Rushworth Road.


Due to the limited amount of parking available there is very limited student parking at the College, for which permits must be granted in advance. There are pay and display car parks a few minutes away in Bancroft Road (multi-storey) and Bell Street (open-air).

Staff and visitor car parking is accessed via the Rushworth Road entrance and there is disabled parking at both the Rushworth Road and Castlefield Road entrances.