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Isle of Anglesey County Council

School uniform and pupil development grant

The purpose of the scheme is to assist families on low incomes for the purchase of:

  • school uniform including coats and shoes
  • school sports kit including footwear
  • uniform for enrichment activities , including but not limited to, Scouts, Guides, Cadets, martial arts, sports, performing arts or dance
  • equipment e.g. school bags and stationery
  • specialist equipment where new curriculum activities begin such as design and technology
  • equipment for out of school hour’s trips such as outdoor learning e.g. waterproofs 

The funding (£125 per pupil but is £200 for Year 7 pupils) is available to pupils who receive free school meals or are looked after entering:

  • reception Class of maintained primary schools in September 2019
  • year 3 of maintained primary schools in September 2019
  • year 7 of maintained secondary schools in September 2019
  • year 10 of maintained secondary schools in September 2019 or
  • pupils in special schools, special needs resource bases and pupil referral units who are aged 4, 7, 11  or 14 in September 2019 

In order to be eligible the parents or carer must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Employment and Support Allowance (income based)
  • Income Support
  • Job Seekers Allowance (income based)
  • Child Tax Credit (with annual taxable income under £16,190).
  • Pension Credit (Guarantee)
  • help under Immigration and Asylum Seekers Act 1999
  • Universal Credit provided your household has an annualised net earned income of no more than £7,400

If you receive Working Tax Credit you are not entitled, even if your annual taxable income is under £16,190.

How to apply

Please download and complete the application form below and send it to:

Housing Benefit Office
Isle of Anglesey County Council
Council Offices
LL77 7TW

or email it to

For further information please contact the Benefit section on 01248 750057

Apply for Pupil Development Grant