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Brynmawr Foundation School

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  • School Essentials Grant

    Children whose families are on lower incomes and qualify for certain benefits can apply for a grant of:

    • £125 per learner
    • £200 for learners entering year 7 (to help with increased costs associated with starting secondary school)

    All compulsory school years from reception to year 11 are now eligible.

    All looked after children qualify for the grant, whether they receive free school meals or not.

    Please see our step by step guide below to support you when applying for the Welsh Government School Essentials Grant. 

    If you do not have access to the internet, or if you would like support applying for this grant, please contact the school and we will assist where possible.

    If you would like us to help support you with the application at this session please ensure you know your:

    • National insurance number
    • Bank account details that you would like the grant paid into

    guide schoolessentialsgrant.pdf