FINANCIAL SUPPORT POLICY
The school recognises that education places financial demands on parents and there are some occasions when parents/carers will find it hard to meet these demands. Although funds are very limited the school would like to support parents/families where possible.
We realise that it is hard for parents/carers to ask for financial support but funds are very limited so the school will have to apply certain criteria in deciding whether or not support can be given.
Consideration will be given to students whose parents/carers are:
Priority will be given to parents/carers who have not already been supported by this policy.
Application for financial support will be considered for:
Making an Application
Where appropriate, applications are made using the Financial Support application form. This can be completed by the parent/carer or a member of staff in their place. Evidence should be provided to support the eligibility criteria.
All information provided on this form will be kept in the strictest confidence.
If support is agreed, the parent/carer and the Finance Office must be notified.
Any change in Policy requires the approval of the Personnel and Finance Committee