ILR specification: 2021 to 2022

Learner funding and monitoring type: field


Version 1View changes
Type of change:
Removal of codes
Details of change:

The following attribute codes have been removed:

  • Learner support reason - LSR

    LSR 61: ESF funded learner receiving childcare support

  • Free Meals Eligibility - FME

    FME 1: 14-15 year old learner is eligible for free meals

  • All Pupil Premium Funding Eligibility - PPE
    Detail as follows:

    PPE 1: Learner is eligible for Service Child premium

    PPE 2: Learner is eligible for Adopted from Care premium

    PPE 3-5: Unassigned


The funding or monitoring type being recorded.

Reason required

To identify additional funding and/or monitoring characteristics of the learner.

Schema definitions

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Attribute Codes

HNSHigh needs studentsTo indicate if a local authority has paid element 3 'top-up' funding for an 16-19 (excluding Apprenticeships) funded student whose agreed support costs are greater than £6,000.
EHCEducation Health Care planTo indicate if the learner has an Education Health Care (EHC) plan.
DLADisabled students allowanceTo indicate if the learner is in receipt of disabled students allowance.
LSRLearner support reasonThe category of learner support awarded to the learner.
SENSpecial educational needsA learner with a learning difficulty or disability which calls for special educational provision to be made for them.
NLM National learner monitoringTo identify any additional monitoring characteristics required for the learner.
EDFEligibility for 16-19 (excluding Apprenticeships) disadvantage fundingLearner eligibility for 16-19 (excluding Apprenticeships) disadvantage funding.
MCFGCSE Maths condition of fundingIndicates the learner is either exempt from or has met the GCSE maths condition of funding.
ECFGCSE English condition of fundingIndicates the learner is either exempt from or has met the GCSE English condition of funding.
FMEFree Meals EligibilityLearner eligibility for free meals


This field should only be returned where a FAM type applies to the learner.

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