School clothing grants are payments given at the discretion of local authorities to assist with the cost of school clothing for state-maintained school pupils whose families are receiving particular state benefits or have a low income.
The Authority's school clothing grant policy provides for a grant to be made to the parents/guardians of any pupil who:
is entering a state-maintained secondary school at age 11;and
lives in theenter council namearea;and
whose family receives one of the following benefits: Income SupportorJobseeker's Allowance (Income-based)orChild Tax Credit, but not Working Tax Credit and has an annual taxable income of less than £13,231orfinancial support, in accordance with the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999, from the National Asylum Support Service (NASS) or the Council's Asylum and Resettlement TeamorWorking Tax Credit.
Grants to the value of enter amount will be issued as cheques made out to the parents/guardians of eligible pupils.
Residents who meet the above criteria and who wish to apply for school clothing grants can download the application form link to online form. Alternatively, they can use the contact details above and one can be sent in the post.
Residents who meet the above criteria and who wish to apply for school clothing grants can download the application form
Applicants can apply once within the following age brackets: 5-10 years, 11-12 years, 13-15 years and 16-19 years.
You can apply three months before the beginning of each age group.
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