Get £125 to buy school uniform, equipment, sports kit and kit for activities outside of school for your child.
New school years are now eligible and criteria has been extended to include laptops or tablets.
Learners eligible for free school meals can apply for this grant if they are:
- in reception class at primary school
- in school years 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11
- in a special school, special needs resource base or pupil referral unit and are aged 4, 5, 7, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14 or 15
For Year 7 learners the grant is £200, recognising the increased costs associated with starting secondary school.
Funding for looked-after children is available in every school year.
Families are only entitled to claim once per child, per school year.
Funding for the 2020 to 2021 scheme is available until the 30 June 2021. The new scheme for 2021 to 2022 will be open from 15 July 2021.
To apply for this grant please contact your local authority.