School uniform grant at age 11

Eligibility

Your child can get a school uniform grant if they are transferring from primary (Year 6) to secondary school (Year 7). To qualify, you must be a Hackney resident and getting one of the benefits below:

How to apply

Apply once you have accepted the secondary school transfer offer from Hackney Education. Application should be made before 30 June. The school uniform grant is still available for current Year 7 pupils who have started secondary school from September and meet the eligibility criteria above.

Children with No Recourse to Public Funds (NRPF)

If you do not currently qualify for support and are experiencing financial difficulty, please contact the following agencies who may be able to advise or assist you

  • Your child's school
  • Hackney Migrant Centre - To book an appointment: Call 07961 014182 Mondays, 10am to 12:30pm only
  • Haringey Migrant Support Centre - currently assisting existing clients
  • Project 17: Call 07963 509044
  • Refugee Women's Association: Call 0207 923 2412
  • Family Action: Call 020 7254 6251

How is the grant paid?

We pay the grant of £100 directly to your bank account. We will start processing forms from the 1st May 2020 and aim to do so within 10 working days of your application. Please understand that there may be some delay at peak times due to the high volume of applications received.

Contacts

Pupil Benefits

Telephone
020 8820 7000
This page was last modified on: 14 Jun 2022