Help With Cost of School Uniform

School Benevolent Fund for County Durham


Applicants must be in receipt of:
• Income Support 
• Income –based Job Seekers Allowance 
• Child Tax Credit and not receiving Working Tax Credit
• Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
• Guarantee element of State Pension Credit
• Income-related Employment and Support Allowance



The pupil(s) must be resident in County Durham (excluding the boundaries of 
Darlington Borough Council).

    School Benevolent Fund for County Durham

  • Thornhill Primary School
  • Thornhill Gardens
  • Shildon
  • DL4 1ES


Durham County Council offer a grant of up to £35 towards the cost of both a winter coat and a pair of shoes.  This will be awarded per item subject to eligibility criteria.

Pupils are only entitled to assistance from the Fund twice during their school life; Once during Primary Education and again during Secondary Education.

The fund is managed by Thornhill Primary School, Shildon.

Next Steps

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Download an application form here or contact Thornhill Primary School.

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