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School Clothing Grants

The Authority can, in some circumstances, make a grant towards the costs of clothing and footwear for school pupils to those in receipt of certain Benefits. The current grant is 55 for primary school pupils and 60 for secondary school pupils. For pupils of statutory school age the grant is paid direct to parents; for pupils over statutory school age the grant is paid direct to the student.

Eligibility criteria is reviewed annually to take account of changes to the Benefit System.

Further information can be obtained from the contact address and frequently asked questions below.


  • Moyra Forbes
    Education Maintenance Allowances
    Support Services
    Education Culture and Sport
    Business Hub 13
    Second Floor North
    Marischal College
    Broad Street
    AB10 1AB
    Phone: 01224 523898
    Fax: 01224 522022

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