Monmouthshire / Sir Fynwy

Year 7 clothing grants

If you are a parent who has a child about to start secondary school in September and they are eligible for Free School Meals, you will be entitled to a uniform grant of £105.00 subject to annual review.

To obtain an application form for free school meals please contact the School and Student Access Unit at: schoolandstudentaccessunit@monmouthshire.gov.uk

To be entitled, you as the parent or carer must be in receipt of one of the following:

  • Income Support
  • Income Based Jobseekers Allowance
  • Support under part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • Child Tax Credit and not Working Tax Credit and your household income less than £16,190
  • Guaranteed element of State Pension Credit

Please note that a Year 7 Clothing Grant is for children going into Year 7 only, it can not be transferred to any other school years. Please note that the grant is only available to residents that reside within Wales, as prescribed by Welsh Government Regulations.

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