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School Clothing Grants

School Clothing Grants

Application forms have now been issued to all schools. If you prefer you can fill in the application form online, save and print it off.

From Tuesday 13th June to Thursday 27th July forms will be accepted at Kilncraigs reception on the following days/times:

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays 9.30-11.30am and 2-4pm

Completed application forms can also be handed in to any CAP office.

If your child/ren attends a primary, special or secondary school managed by Clackmannanshire Council you may qualify for a school clothing grant.

School clothing grants will not be paid to children attending nursery schools, nursery classes or other pre-five centres.

Do you qualify?

To qualify for a school clothing grant you must be in receipt of Child Benefit and one of the following benefits:

  • Income Support
  • Income-based Job Seekers Allowance
  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Maximum Working Tax Credit and Maximum Child Tax Credit with an income below £6,420
  • Child Tax Credit where NO Working Tax Credit is payable and income is less than £16,105 (as assessed by Inland Revenue)
  • An asylum seeker in receipt of support under part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • You may also be eligible if you are in receipt of Universal Credit

Note: Pupils who are eligible for an Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA) are not eligible for a school clothing grant.

Application form

An application form is available from all schools, local CAP offices and reception staff in Kilncraigs.

You can also view or download a Clothing Grant/Free School Meals application form from this page.

Submission of application form

Please note that application forms will be accepted in person at Kilncraigs or your local CAP office.

When submitting an application form, proof of income will be required (refer to the notes section of the application form).

Applications for school clothing grants for the 2017/18 academic session can be made until 31 December 2017 and are only awarded once per school year.

Payment of grants

Please note grants are no longer paid by cheque.

School clothing grants will only be paid directly into the applicant's bank account, or a member of the immediate family residing at the same address. Payments cannot be paid directly into a Post Office Account.

For Further Information Contact

Kilncraigs, Greenside Street, Alloa, FK10 1EB
Tel: 01259 452437 / 450000