We provide benefits and support for parents and pupils.

Find out about the different grants and loans available to your children.

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1. Student loans

Contact Student Finance England with any enquiries about student loans.

0845 300 50 90
Student Finance England

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2. Free school meals

Free school meals are available to children whose parents or guardians can prove that they receive certain benefits.

3. School travel grants

Parents can apply to us for financial help with their child's travel costs if the child is resident in Lambeth.

4. Educational grants unit

We work in partnership with voluntary organisations to deliver quality services that are effective, efficient and meet the needs of local communities.

For more information contact the Educational Grants Unit:

020 7926 9480
Educational Grants Unit

5. Student bursary scheme

If you are aged between 16 to 19 years old and face financial hardship while you are in full-time education you may be eligible to receive a bursary. For more information on the bursary scheme contact your school, college or training provider.

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