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Apply for a grant for school shoes and a winter coat


The School Benevolent Fund is an independent registered charity which offers a grant towards shoes and coats for school pupils.

A grant of up to £35.00 can be awarded towards a winter coat and up to £35.00 for a pair of shoes for families who are eligible. The full list of criteria can be found on the application form.

You can apply for the grant if your child attends any school within County Durham. You must apply for the grant through Thornhill Primary School as they administer School Benevolent Fund on behalf of all schools.

You can apply for a grant or request further information during term time only, the scheme is not staffed during the school holidays.

To apply for the school benevolent fund, complete and return the Icon for pdf School Benevolent Fund Application Form (PDF, 279.5kb)  to:

School Benevolent Fund
Thornhill Primary School
Thornhill Gardens
Shildon
County Durham
DL4 1ES
01388 772 906

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