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School Clothing Grant

Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council offer a school uniform clothing grant to families to help support them with the cost of school clothing.

Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council 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/Employment Support Allowance (Income Related);
  • Income Based Jobseekers Allowance;
  • Child Tax Credit, provided they are not entitled to Working Tax Credit and their annual income does not exceed £16,190 (HM Revenue and Customs are responsible for assessing the level of annual income);
  • Guarantee element of State Pension Credit;
  • Support under the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999;
  • Working Tax Credit ‘run-on’ – the payment someone may receive for a further four weeks after they stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit;
  • Universal Credit

How to apply?

Closing date for applications is 26th October every year. Please download and complete the form below. 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:

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