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School Uniform Voucher Academic Year 2016/17


Are you Eligible?


Do you live in Sandwell and receive *qualifying benefits?


Will your child be in Reception (Primary) or years 7 to 11 (Secondary) in September 2016?


If you have answered YES then you may qualify for a £20 or £25 voucher towards the cost of your child’s school uniform.


*Qualifying benefits include:

  • Income Support
  • Job Seekers Allowance (Income Based Only)
  • Child Tax Credit, with an annual income not exceeding £16,190
  • Employment and Support Allowance (Income related only)
  • Support under Part VI of the Immigration & Asylum Act 1999
  • Guaranteed Pension Credit (Inc. Child Tax Credit)
  • Universal Credit


NOTE: You will NOT qualify for a school uniform voucher if you receive any amount of Working Tax Credit. Please check your latest Tax Credit Awards Notice if you are unsure.


To apply, please complete the Online Application Form


You can also apply using selected android/iPhone compatible devices.


If you require any further information, please call one of the Education Benefits Team on 0121 569 8186 or 8189


The scheme will run until the end of January 2017 so do not delay as any requests received after January will be refused.



This information is taken directly from the following page on Sandwell’s website: