School clothing grants

Who is eligible for a clothing grant?

One application per academic year will be considered for a grant towards essential school clothing. Parents/carers in receipt of a qualifying benefit will receive £100 per child in Primary and Secondary School (up to age 16). Assistance with school clothing/footwear is not awarded to nursery pupils.

  • Income Support (IS)
  • Income Based Job Seeker's Allowance (IBJSA)
  • Any income related element of Employment Support Allowance (ESA)
  • You may also be eligible if you are in receipt of Universal Credit with an earned monthly income that does not exceed £610

How do I apply for a clothing grant?

Apply online

Alternatively, application forms are available from any Perth & Kinross Council school or from Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth.

Supporting evidence from Jobcentre Plus must be dated within 6 weeks of the date of your claim and Tax Credit Award Notices (TC602) must relate to financial year 2018/2019.

A photograph of your evidence taken from your smart phone is acceptable.

Contact details

Schools Division

2 High Street, Perth, PH1 5PH
Tel 01738 476200