Support families to afford school uniform
Let parents/carers know where they can access cheaper uniforms and uniform grants.
Be clear on what your school needs to do to comply with the DfE's statutory guidance on the cost of school uniform, including making sure second-hand uniform is available, and how to review your school uniform policy.
Share these ideas with your school community The government’s cost-of-living payment is available for those receiving certain benefits or tax credits. Those who are eligible can get up to 3 different types of payment depending on their situation: A cost-of-living payment, for people receiving a qualifying low-income benefit or tax credits A disability cost-of-living payment, for people receiving a qualifying disability benefit A pensioner cost-of-living payment, for people entitled to a winter fuel payment for winter 2023 to 2024 Citizens Advice has guidance for people who need help with school