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School uniform grant

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

The Welsh Government has announced this year's school uniform grant to assist families on low income.  To be eligible, the child must be:

  • Going into Reception, Year 3, Year 7 or Year 10 in September 2020*, and
  • Currently be entitled to free school meals**

Eligible parents/carers will be contacted automatically with details on how to apply.  The application process will open on 13 July 2020

The grant is £200 for Year 7 and £125 for the other year groups. 

Applications must be made by 14 February 2021. If you have any further queries please contact schooluniformgrant@swansea.gov.uk

*Note that the grant only covers Reception and Year 7 in special schools and Pupil Referral Units, and Reception to Year 11 for Looked After Children attending Swansea schools

**this excludes those on transitional protection for free school meals during the roll out of Universal Credit


Find out more about free school meals

If your child is not entitled to free school meals but you believe that they could be you can find out more on www.swansea.gov.uk/freeschoolmeals

Money advice

Useful advice on money matters can also be found here: www.swansea.gov.uk/moneyadvice


GROW (Growing Real Opportunities for Women)

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 currently have a large quantity of uniforms available at our premises in the town centre: Unit 12, St. David's Shopping Centre, Swansea 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. 

Our stock includes jumpers, sweatshirts, cardigans, trousers, dresses (summer and winter) and polo shirts.  Some of the uniforms are branded and some are not. Prices range from £2.00 to £5.00 per item and we also have some bundles available as well.

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