If you live in Sandwell, receive one of the benefits listed below and your child will be in reception class or Years 7 to 11 from September 2021 you may qualify for a voucher towards the cost of your child’s school uniform.
The voucher contributions available for this year are:
Please Note: If your child attends any of the following Sandwell schools listed below, do not apply for a voucher from Sandwell MBC as you will not qualify. You will need to apply to the school directly
Children Attending Academies NOT in Sandwell - If you live in the Sandwell borough but your child attends any Academy outside the Sandwell borough you will need to apply directly to that school as you will not qualify for a voucher.
You will not qualify for a school uniform voucher if you receive any amount of Working Tax Credit. Please check your latest tax credit awards notice if you are unsure.
You will not qualify for a school uniform voucher if your net earned income (after taxes and deductions ‘take home pay’) is above £616 per month under the Universal Credit allowance you receive. This is confirmed on your latest online Universal Credit statement. If your net earned income on your latest statement is above the £616 figure, your application will be refused. It is therefore very important you check your statement before submitting an application.
You must be receiving one of these benefits:
** If you are in receipt of Universal Credit you may be asked to provide supporting evidence, for example a copy of your Universal Credit Statement(s)
You must apply before the 31st January 2022 as any applications received after this date will be refused.
Please be aware that you will be required to sign up for a MySandwell account to be able to apply. More details can be found here; mysandwell