School essentials grant

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Please see the website above for more information about the school essentials grant. All children at Ysgol Maes Y Mynydd are already able to have a free school meal. 
Please check if you are eligible for the following benefits as you may also get help with the costs of other things:

Eligible benefits:

· Income based Job Seekers Allowance

· Income Support (Pupils who receive this in their own right are also eligible);

· Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999;

· Child Tax Credit but not Working Tax Credit, with an income below the relevant statutory threshold, as determined by the Treasury for the purposes of the Tax Credits Act 2002 (which from 6 April 2006 is £14,155)

· The Guarantee element of the State Pension Credit.

· Universal Credit with an earned income of less than £616.67 per month

You could be entitled to financial help of up to £200 for:

  • school uniform, including coats and footwear
  • school activities: this could include learning a musical instrument, sports kit and other equipment for after school activities
  • classroom essentials: this could include pens, pencils and school bags