Financial Wellbeing

Money Advice Scotland is the country’s leading money charity, and their mission is to be the driving force towards financial wellbeing for everyone in Scotland.

They have created financial wellbeing resources for secondary school pupils.  These resources are aimed at pupils from S4 to S6 and cover a range of financial topics, including budgeting, car finance and scams.  Click here to access the materials.


Useful Links

  1. Money Advice Scotland Webchat – link here. This service is run Mon – Fri. It is designed to help people by getting them set up with some free money/debt advice. If anyone has any questions or are looking for some advice they are very welcome to contact us.
  2. Money Advice Scotland Benefits Calculator – link here. This online tool can be used to check if there are any means tested benefits that someone is entitled to.
  3. Citizens Advice Scotland have a good tool for checking council tax reduction/exemption eligibility – link here.  
  4. Money Saving Expert website – link here. Has some excellent resources and a good source of general information. In particular, the credit club (link here) provides access to a full Experian credit report and score.

Fuel Hardship Applications

CHS Uniform & Stationary Requirements

At Coatbridge High School, we understand that pupils may not always have access to the equipment and uniform that they require throughout the school day. It is our aim to support young people and families with this, where possible.

Please use the Microsoft Form below to alert us to any uniform or stationary requirements. In the first instance, you will be contacted by our Pupil Support Team to see how we can support you.


Below you can find links to additional resources and advice:

Cost of Living Support

North Lanarkshire Council have produced an information leaflet with advice and useful contacts about the Cost of Living Crisis