School Clothing Grant

The Local Education Authority and Welsh Assembly Government offer a school uniform clothing grant to families to help support them with the cost of school clothing.

The Welsh Assembly Government School Uniform Grant Scheme provides a grant of £105 to each pupil entering Year 7 of secondary school or attending a special school aged 11 at the start of the school year that are eligible for free school meals. Accordingly, children of families in receipt of the following will be eligible.

  • Income Support (IS);
  • Income Based Jobseekers Allowance (IBJSA);
  • Child Tax Credit, provided you are not entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual taxable income, that does not exceed £16,190;
  • Support under part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999; or
  • Guarantee element of State Pension Credit.
  • Employment Support Allowance (ESA(IR)) 

Families with children who live in the Borough who are in receipt of Income Support, Income Based Job Seekers Allowance, Guarentee element of State Pension Credit, Child Tax Credit, provided you are not entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual taxable income that does not exceed £16,190 should qualify for a school clothing grant for their child/children.

Forms should be returned to

Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council,
School and Family Support Team,
Civic Centre,
Port Talbot,
SA13 1PJ.

Any queries please contact the Schools and Family Support Team on 01639 763515 or email:

Closing date for applications is 31st October every year.



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