Clothing Grants, Free School Meals and School Milk

What is a Clothing Grant?

A Clothing Grant is a grant awarded to children from families on a low income to help towards the cost of clothing and footwear.

How much is the school clothing grant?

The grant is £100 per pupil.  Payments are made by BACS to your nominated bank account, or by cheque, where necessary.

What are Free School Meals?

A free School Meal is a school lunch provided free of charge by Shetland Islands Council to children from families on a low income. All pupils in Primary 1 to Primary 3 are now eligible for free School meals, however these pupils should still be included on your application form if you wish to apply for Free School Milk and / or a Clothing Grant.  Children attending Early Learning and Childcare Settings as part of the expanded provision are also eligible for Free School Meals and families should apply as detailed below.

Further information can be found using the following link:

Where can I apply for a clothing grant and /or free school meals / free school milk?

You can apply for a clothing grant and/or free school meals by following the below link:

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