You don't need to apply for assistance with school uniform, as we identify pupils who are eligible for this in June each year.
Uniform assistant grant vouchers have been issued to eligible pupils for the 2022/23 academic year are being posted to eligible parents and carers in July 2022.
Eligibility for assistance with school uniform for the start of the 2022-23 academic year
Assistance with school uniform costs is available to pupils starting years 7 to 10 who are entitled to receive free school meals at non-academy schools.
Assistance is only provided once per year for the start of the school year.
Contact your child's school in May of each year asking what assistance may be available if your child attends an academy school.
Contact Education Support Services for further information.
Amount of assistance available for the start of the 2022-23 academic year
We will provide school uniform assistance in the form of vouchers to the value of:
- £100.00 for pupils starting Year 7
- £50.00 for pupils starting Years 8, 9, or 10
Redeem school uniform vouchers through our approved school uniform suppliers.
Information for school uniform suppliers
See our guidelines for accepting school uniform assistance vouchers if you're a school uniform supplier.
Contact us for an appointment to get benefits advice in person at West Offices.