School Uniform Grant

School Uniform Grant 2013/14

  • Who can apply for it?
    Parents/Guardians who have children of Secondary School Age, who live in Wrexham.
  • When can I apply for the grant?
    The forms will be available from June 2013.
  • Is there a closing date?
    The closing date is 28 March 2014.
  • Who do I contact?
    Student Support Tel: 01978 297406.
    The forms are available below or you can collect one from Contact Wrexham, 16 Lord Street, Wrexham, LL11 1LG or email student.support@wrexham.gov.uk
  • Can all parents get the grant?
    No, only those who are in receipt of the certain benefits.
  • What are the benefits?
    - Income Support
    - Income-based Job Seekers Allowance
    - Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
    - Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
    - Guarantee element of State Pension Credit
    - Child Tax Credit with and income below £16,190 but not in receipt of Working Tax Credit.

    You must provide us with proof of your entitlement which must be dated no earlier than 2 months prior to your application. Without this your application cannot be processed.
  • How do I apply?
    You can download a form or pick up an application form from Contact Wrexham, 16 Lord Street, Wrexham, LL11 1LG or from the school.
  • How much is the Grant worth?
    £35 for every child.
  • How is it paid to parents?
    It is paid directly into your bank account but for this to happen you will need to complete another form authorising us to do so.
  • Where do I get the form to supply my bank details?
    The same place as the application form.
  • I don’t have a bank account or one that will accept direct payments
    We can only pay the School Uniform Grant into the applicant's bank account. If the applicant does not have a bank account a School Uniform Grant Voucher will be issued.
  • Where can I use the Voucher?
    You can use it in the schools as well as the major shops in Wrexham town.
  • Is there anything else I can apply for?
    Yes, the Welsh Government (School Uniform Grant Application Form) also gives out grants towards the cost of School Uniform but only if your child is in their first year of Secondary School.
  • How much is the grant worth?
    £105.00
  • When can I apply for the grant?
    The forms will be available from June 2013.
  • Is there a closing date?
    The closing date is 31 October 2013.
  • How do I apply for that grant?
    In the same way you apply for the Council Uniform Grant. It is paid the same way as the Council Grant. For Year 7 pupils who move to a secondary school maintained by a different Authority i.e. a secondary school outside the Wrexham County Borough, parents will need to make application to the maintaining authority for the secondary school in question (this only applies at Year 7). If you require any further information, please contact Student Support on 01978 297406 or email student.support@wrexham.gov.uk.

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