School Age Payment

You can now apply for the School Age Payment in the year your child should be starting school.

Exact dates when you must apply depend on when your child was born:

Your child’s date of Birth


When you need to apply

Between 1st March 2014 and 28th February 2015.

Between 3rd June 2019 and 28th February 2020.


Between 1st March 2015 and 28th February 2016

Between 1st Jun 2020 and 28th February 2021.

You cannot apply outwith these dates.

If your child was born later than February 2016, you'll be able to apply after May 2021.

You cannot apply for the School Age Payment for a child born before 1 March 2014.

If you get the School Age Payment, you'll get £250 for each child you can get the payment for.

For further information & eligibility, and to make an application, click here