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School Clothing Grant / PDG Access

The Welsh Government have introduced a new grant to assist families on low incomes for the purchase of:

School uniform including coats and shoes;
School sports kit including footwear;
Uniform for enrichment activities, including but not limited to, scouts; guides; cadets; martial arts; sports; performing arts or dance;
Equipment e.g. school bags and stationery;
Specialist equipment where new curriculum activities begin such as design and technology; and
Equipment for out of school hour’s trips such as outdoor learning e.g. waterproofs.
Some other purchases including in relation to enrichment activities, specialist equipment and equipment for out of hours trips.

The Funding is available to pupils who are eligible for free school meals or are looked after entering:

reception in September 2018;
year 7 of in September 2018

Funding is provided at £125 for each eligible pupil.

Payments will be issued based on automated eligibility checks and these checks will be carried out on a regular basis. The payment will normally be made in to your bank account, we may need to contact you to obtain this information. 

If you become eligible during the financial year or have any further queries, please contact the Benefits Team on 01495 742291 or 742377.