The Welsh Government funded Pupil Development Grant is available to help towards the costs of a child’s school uniform and equipment, for those on a low income.
The grant deadline for 2020/21 has been extended to include the additional year groups 1, 5, 8, 9 and 11 for the 2020/21 term only. This is in addition to the usual year groups 3, 7, 10, reception and looked after children. In a change to the previous process, anyone who is eligible for free school meals in the additional year groups will qualify for the funding.
This is an extension to the previous closing date of December 31, 2020. If you already applied for this grant between July 2020 and December 2020, please do not apply again, the date for new applications will be July 15, 2021.
Depending on the school year your child will be entering in September 2020 you could receive a grant of £125 or £200.