School uniform grant

If your child is going into reception or year 7 in September and you receive a qualifying benefit, you may be entitled to a grant of £125.00 towards the cost of their school uniform. 

Qualifying benefits

You will only qualify for a school uniform grant if you receive at least one of the following:

  • income support
  • income based job seekers allowance 
  • income related employment and support allowance 
  • child tax credit (but not working tax credit) with an annual income below £16,190 (April 2011) 
  • pension credit (guaranteed credit)
  • Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • Universal Credit and your yearly net earnings must be no more than £7,400.

You cannot receive a School Uniform Grant if you are in receipt of Working Tax Credit.

How to apply for a school uniform grant

You can only apply for a school uniform grant from the local authority of where your child goes to school.  

If your child goes to a school in Denbighshire, you can apply online for a school unifrom grant.

Apply online for a school uniform grant (for a child going to a Denbighshire school)

Information from other Local Authorities

More information

Some schools have a policy to provide help towards school uniform costs for pupils in year 8 and above, please contact your child’s school to find out if they can help.