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School Clothing Grants

If you are in receipt of Income Support, Job Seekers Allowance - Income Based, Income Related Employment and Support Allowance, Universal Credit (where take home pay is less than £610 per month), Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999, Housing Benefit, Council Tax Reduction or Child Tax Credit with an income of less than £16,105 (as assessed by HMRC), you may be entitled to receive a grant towards the cost of buying essential clothing to enable children up to the age of 16 to attend school.

Grants are paid directly into the applicant's bank account or paid by cheque where the applicant does not have a bank account.

The closing date for Clothing Grant applications is 17 March each year. Applications received after 17 March each year will NOT be processed for the current academic year. A fresh application will be required and a new application form will become available in June each year for the next school session beginning in August.

Application forms can be submitted online - School Clothing Grant Application Form

Or you could request a form to be issued by contacting:

Customer Contact Centre
Email: customerservices@dundeecity.gov.uk (link sends e-mail)
Tel: 01382 433458
50 North Lindsay Street
Dundee DD1 1QE

A very high standard of uniform is expected at St Paul's RC Academy at all times.

School Dress Code

The school uniform consists of white shirt, school tie, black school shoes, black school trousers or black school skirt 

  • Pupils who fail to adhere to the dress code may be challenged.

  • Pupils must only wear a black jacket/coat to school.

  • Pupils should avoid wearing any clothing that includes a logo.

  • We also discourage pupils from wearing high fashion items, jewellery, denim jackets, trainers or very short skirts.

  • We trust that parents and pupils will use common sense in dressing appropriately for school and will follow this dress code.

  • Seniors (S5/S6) must wear the St Paul’s School Blazer and senior tie.

  • Please check with the school before making any unusual purchase or uniform decisions.

St Paul’s RC Academy Uniform

S1/S2 Pupils

  • white shirt

  • black trousers or black skirt (knee length), no leggings/skinny jeans or combat trousers.

  • school tie

  • black shoes (no trainers, no biker, no cat or fashion boots)

  • black jacket (outdoor jackets not to be worn indoors)

S3 Pupils

  • white shirt

  • black trousers or skirt (knee length), no leggings/skinny jeans or combat trousers.

  • school tie

  • a plain black V-neck jumper/cardigan

  • black shoes

  • black jacket - S4 pupils are given the option of wearing school blazer,  (outdoor jackets not to be worn indoors)

Senior Pupils S4/S5/S6