Assistance with School Uniform

Low income families in receipt of some income-related benefits such as Income Support may be entitled to assistance with the costs of school uniform for children at secondary school in years 7-10.  You can apply by completing an Educational Benefits Form which in addition, can be used to apply for free school meals. This also allows your child’s school to claim additional funds through the Pupil Premium.

If eligible you will receive a voucher for each entitled child in June of each year.

In this section you will find information on:

  • Eligibility for assistance with school uniform,
  • How to apply for assistance with school uniform,
  • How we process your application, and
  • Where to spend your voucher

Free School Meals

Free school meals are available to the children of families who are in receipt of some income-related benefits.

Applying for free school meals by completing an Educational Benefits Form enables your child(ren) to take up a free school meal and other low income related benefits such as assistance with school uniform.  It also benefits your child’s school as additional funds are available through the Pupil Premium.

In this section you will find information on:

  • Eligibility for free school meals,
  • How to apply for free school meals,
  • How we process your application,
  • Renewals, and
  • The Pupil Premium.

For information on benefits please see our benefits pages.