Get £125 to buy school uniform, equipment, sports kit and kit for activities outside of school for your child.
Learners eligible for free school meals can apply for this grant for the 2020 to 2021 academic year if they are:
- entering reception class or year 3 in primary school
- entering year 7 or year 10 in secondary school
- aged 4, 7, 11 or 14 in special schools, special needs resource bases or pupil referral units
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.
To apply for this grant please contact your local authority.