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School uniform grant

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The Uniform Grant is a means tested benefit, issued annually, intended to assist you in providing a basic school uniform for your children. The amount of grant you receive is calculated with reference to your annual household income and allowed expenses.

Uniform grants applications for the 2022-2023 school year are now available. You can , there is also a printable version available on this page.

Term starts Thursday 8th September 2022, to ensure that you have received your grant and collected your uniform before then we recommend submitting your uniform grant at least a couple of weeks before term starts. For parents and carers who are not in receipt of Income Support, rent & interest on mortgages will need to be submitted alongside the application form. If you have any questions, you can contact the Income Support team on 221000 or email


  • Uniforms

    • A full uniform grant, where given, is for a full academic year and consists of:
    • PrimarySecondary
      2 pairs of trousers or skirts2 pairs of trousers or skirts
      2 polo shirts2 shirts or blouses
      1 sweatshirt or cardigan1 jumper/PE hoodie
      1 PE kit - shorts and top1 blazer
      1 pair of trainers (Years 1-6)1 tie
      1 pair of shoes1 PE kit - shorts/skort and top
       1 pair of trainers
       1 pair of shoes
  • Guidance for Application

    • Not all applicants will be eligible for a full uniform grant.
    • It may be possible to assist with the funding of football boots, rugby shirts and football socks for secondary school pupils if these are essential items required by the school. A PE jumper or hoodie can also be issued in place of a school jumper where required. However, there is a limit to the amount of grant payable per child and these additional items may exceed the full grant. Comparing supplier prices may be advisable in this case.
    • Other than in exceptional circumstances, items of uniform that have been damaged or outgrown will not be replaced.
    • Every pupil who received a blazer between September 2020 and July 2021 will not be entitled to one this academic year.
  • List of vendors available with uniform grant

    • Listed below are the names of suppliers of school uniforms
    • UniformsUniforms & SportswearFootwear
      Marks & SpencerGame ChangersGame Changers
      Fletcher SportsFletcher Sports
       Sew Much Fun
      Shoe Zone Ltd
       ShoestringSole Mates Ltd



Uniform Grant Application 2022-2023 (Printable Form)

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