The Child Poverty Action Group in Scotland produced a report entitled ‘Cost of the School Day’. This report draws attention to the financial barriers that may prevent young people from participating fully in education.
You can access the report here: http://www.cpag.org.uk/content/cost-school-day-report-and-executive-summary
In certain circumstances, families in Glasgow can access:
- Free School Meals and Clothing Grants
- Free School Transport
- Education Maintenance Allowance
For more information on how to apply for any of the above, please visit: https://www.glasgow.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=15894
In addition, some families may benefit from accessing resources on the disability grants website: http://www.disability-grants.org/. This organisation provide charitable support for the disabled.