Category Archives: Cost of the School Day

Financial Wellbeing – Money Matters Advisory Service

Dear Parents/Carers Please see the information below regarding the Money Matters Support on offer through SLC. For more information on Money Matters follow this link: http://hamilton.s-lanark.sch.uk/cost-of-the-school-day/money-matters-advice/ Financial Wellbeing – Money Matters Advisory Service Did you know the Council’s Money Matters Advisory … Continue reading

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Young Persons’ Free Bus Travel

Dear Pupils, Parents and Carers We are delighted to inform you that from 31 January 2022, all 5–21-year-olds resident in Scotland are eligible for Young Persons’ Free Bus Travel, using a National Entitlement Card (NEC) otherwise referred to as the … Continue reading

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Financial Support – Winter Update

The following financial support is available for people and families on low incomes or who have children entitled to free school meals – this does not include those entitled to universal provision of P1-4 meals: Winter Support Payment 2021-22 Scottish Child Payment Bridging Payment Self … Continue reading

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Cost of the School Day Recent Updates

Dear Parents/Carers, Please see Cost of the School Day recent updates from June – Aug 21. Since the launch of the Hamilton Grammar School Uniform Hub in June 2021, many pupils have benefitted from both recycled and brand-new school uniform. Our Hub … Continue reading

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Money Matters Financial Advice

Financial support from South Lanarkshire’s Welfare Rights Officer David Harkness from Money Matters Advice Service Working in partnership with Hamilton Grammar School, David Harkness has created a presentation which is an overview of the all the different benefits that you … Continue reading

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Financial Support for Parents/Carers SLC Updated 15 March 2021

SLC have launched the following financial support for families: Free school meals payments during school restrictions Free school meals payments during school holidays Free school meals payment for pupils who are self-isolating (not applicable to those pupils in S1-S6 who … Continue reading

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Financial Support – Free School Meals

South Lanarkshire Council are pleased to announce some new financial supports for families who have children or young people in school entitled to Free School Meals. This does not include those entitled to universal provision of P1-3 meals. Winter Fuel … Continue reading

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Redundancy Support for Parents and Carers

In the current economic climate, many families in our school community may face unstable employment opportunities, and very often this includes being made redundant. PACE  (Partnership Action for Continuing Employment) are offering services to assist those in a redundancy situation. … Continue reading

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Cost of the School Day

In the current climate access to financial advice and support was never more pressing. Families in Scotland are under increasing financial pressure; almost one in four children struggle to meet the costs associated with sending children to school.  Addressing the … Continue reading

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