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Universal Credit- Changes from April 2024 that will affect you

This coming year most people who receive a means tested working age benefit, will be contacted by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). Your current benefits will stop, and you will have to make a claim for Universal Credit. This is called “Managed Migration”.

March 28, 2024

School Essentials Grant (previously Pupil Development Grant)

The School Essentials Grant will replace the Pupil Development Grant from 1 July 2023 for the 2023 to 2024 academic year. The eligibility criteria will remain the same. Grants of £125 per pupil or £200 per pupil for those starting year 7 will be available.​​​​​​​​​​​​​

June 19, 2023

Kids Eat Free/ Reduced Price- Summer 2022

Many places are offering reduced cost or free children’s meals over the summer. Please check their websites for eligibility conditions before visiting.

July 14, 2022