Pupil Deprivation Grant

Support for families entitled to free school meals.
Schools in Wales receive a specific pupil deprivation grant to support pupils in receipt of free school meals. At Ysgol Comins Coch this grant  (2023-2024 – £26,450) is used in a variety of ways to support these children with all aspects of their learning. These include:

  •      Funding a teaching assistant with additional time to support the children;
  •      Funding intervention groups, including the purchase of additional resources as   required;
  •      Supplementing  the cost of school trips and residential visits;
  •      Funding music lessons
  •      Funding staff training.

Is your child entitled to Free School Meals?
The process of applying for free School meals is very straight forward.

Details of how to apply and the online form are available at


Please ask us, in confidence,  if you require any help with the application or have any further questions.