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School Uniform Voucher Academic Year 2017/18

 

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 2017?

 

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 (not including any Working 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 for a voucher, please complete the Online Application Form

 

You must apply before the 31st January 2018 as any applications received after this date will be refused.

 

For further information, call the Education Benefits Team on 0121 569 8186 or 569 8189.

 

 

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

http://www.sandwell.gov.uk/schoolclothing