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School uniform grant - school year September 2022 to June 2023

Funded by the Welsh Government to assist families on low incomes.

The grant is available for children who are currently entitled to free school meals. Pupils who receive free school meals due to transitional protection arrangements do not qualify for this funding.

This grant applies to the following year groups:

  • Reception to Year 11.
  • Looked After Children (LAC), who attend a Swansea school.
  • Those who are classed as No Recourse to Public Funds (NRPF).

The Pupil Development Grant Access scheme will be raised for one year only by £100 per learner eligible for free school meals.

Funding available is £225 for each eligible learner with the exception of those in Year 7, who will be entitled to £300.

The grant should be spent on:

  • School uniform including coats and shoes;
  • School sports kits including footwear;
  • IT equipment: laptop and tablets ONLY (PDG Access should only be used in a limited situation, where a school is unable to loan equipment to the family);
  • Uniform for enrichment activities, including but not limited to, scouts; guides; cadets; martial arts; sports; performing arts or dance;
  • Equipment, for example, school bags and stationery;
  • Specialist equipment where new curriculum activities begin such as design and technology;
  • Equipment for out of school hours trips, such as outdoor learning, for example, waterproofs.


Applications can be made from 1 July 2022 to 30 June 2023 and take up to 7 days to process.

Apply online for a school uniform grant School uniform grant - online

If you have any further queries please contact or call 01792 636611.



School uniforms - new and recycled

In partnership with Swansea Council, we have set up a new project ABC123 which is all about affordable school uniforms. We accept donated uniforms that are no longer required, launder them and then re-sell them at a fraction of the cost of new uniforms.

We have a large quantity of uniforms available at our premises in the town centre and we would welcome you to come and see what is available. Please contact us on 07494 966980 to arrange a suitable time to visit. 

Telephone: 01792 712888


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