Remind schools about extra funding

Your Service child’s school could claim a share of the £2m Education Support Fund but, hurry, the deadline is 12pm on 30 September, so encourage your school to apply.

The £2m fund is open to publicly-funded schools, academies, free schools and sixth form colleges in the UK which have to mitigate the effects on Service children whose parents are frequently mobile or deployed.

The £3m from the 2019 ESF supported around 25,000 children from all three Services.

To apply from England, Scotland and Wales, schools should email and from Northern Ireland Successful schools will be told in January 2020.

Schools in Wales can also apply for part of a £250,000 Welsh Government fund to support Service children. Apply at by 30 September.


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