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Help with costs

West Lothian Council will provide free school meals and milk, clothing grants and Education Maintenance Allowance to all eligible children and young people. Breakfast Clubs are available at all Primary and Secondary Schools.

  • Breakfast Clubs

    West Lothian Council extended the free breakfast provision to all pupils in primary schools who want a breakfast.

  • Education Maintenance Allowance

    EMA is an allowance of £30 per week, depending on household income. Household income is assessed in the same way as for Tax Credits provided by HM Revenue & Customs. Students estranged from parents or in care of the authority can also be paid.

  • School Clothing Grants, Free School Meals & Milk

    Families on low incomes may be eligible to receive free school meals and milk for their children. There are also grants available to help towards the cost of school clothing.