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Do you have a child or children in school? Has your financial situation changed?

If your answer to both of these questions is ‘yes’ then read on to find out how you could access more financial help for your family.

If you have a child in primary or secondary school and you’re on a low income, make sure you complete the free school meals form on our website. This application is not just for school meals. If your application is successful you may also be able to access help towards the costs of school uniform and equipment (Pupil Development Grant), reduced rate or free music lessons, discounted school trips and other out-of-school activities, and help towards meals during the school holidays (until the end of March 2023).

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Cllr Phil Wynn, Lead Member for Education, said: “If you feel you may be eligible for Free School Meals, I urge you to visit our website and apply. If your application is successful, there may be additional financial help available, which is an important step in stopping money getting in the way of children’s education. We urge anyone who feels they are eligible to get in touch with us to support parents and learners through the school year.”

If you have any questions about financial help available for your child while they are at school you can contact us at

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