Charging and Remission Policy - page 5

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REMISSIONS
1. The Governing Body may remit in full or in part the cost of any activity for
particular groups of parents, for example, in the case of family hardship.
When arranging a chargeable activity such parents will be invited in
confidence for the remission of charges in full or in part. Authorisation for
such remission will be made by the Headteacher in consultation with the
Chairman of Governors.
2. School Uniform*. The Governing Body may remit 50% of the cost of
providing School Uniform (not including Optional Uniform items) in the case
of family hardship. Authorisations for such remissions will be made by the
Headteacher in consultation with the Chair of Governors. Remission of
School Uniform costs will only apply to parents in receipt of eligible benefits.
9. ELIGIBLE BENEFITS
1. Income Support;
2. Income-Based Jobseekers' Allowance;
3. Income related Employment and Support Allowance;
4. Support under part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999;
5. The guaranteed element of the State pension Credit;
6. Child Tax Credit, provided that the parents are not entitled to Working Tax
Credit and have an annual income (as assessed by HMRC) that does not
exceed £16190;
7. Working Tax Credit “run-on” – the payment someone may receive for a
further four weeks after they stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit;
8. During the initial roll out of the benefit, Universal Credit.
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