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Grants for School Clothing

SCHOOL CLOTHING GRANTS

The School Clothing Grant Scheme 2022 is now closed

Application Forms for 2023 will be available in March/April (date tbc).

Application forms are available to collect from your local school and can also be downloaded from the website (please note that these cannot be completed on line). Alternatively,  if you would like to receive an application form by post please click on the 'contact' link below.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 12 noon on Thursday 30 June 2022.  Applications received after this date will not be considered.

WHO MAY APPLY?

Parents/guardians of children at Primary and/or Secondary School can apply if they are:

  1. a permanent resident of one of the Sutton Coldfield Constituency Electoral Wards, ie - Sutton Four Oaks, Sutton Mere Green, Sutton Reddicap, Sutton Roughley, Sutton Trinity, Sutton Vesey, Sutton Walmley & Minworth, Sutton Wylde Green;
    and
  2. in receipt of any one of the following support payments
  • Income Support
  • Child Tax Credit
  • Working Tax Credit
  • Job Seeker's Allowance
  • Employment and Support Allowance
  • Universal Credit

WHEN AND HOW TO APPLY?

Applications forms can be collected directly from Sutton Coldfield schools, downloaded from the website or you can  Contact  the Trust to receive a form by post.  

Applications must be completed in full, signed by the applicant and stamped by the School that issued it. and include a copy of the relevant proof of benefit.

Completed applications must be received at the Trust by 12 noon on Thursday 30 June 2022

WHAT IS THE VALUE OF THE GRANT?

The value of the Grant is currently £100 per child.  Grants may be given for a maximum of 4 children per family ie. £400.

HOW IS THE GRANT PAID?

Grants are made by issuing vouchers that can only be used at Clive Mark Schoolwear, Boldmere.

Vouchers for successful applications will be sent to the issuing School at the beginning of July for distribution before the end of the school year.

If schools are closed at the time when vouchers are due to be distributed, they will be sent directly to the applicant via royal mail and a signature will be required.