Household Support Fund

The Government has provided funding by way of the Household Support Fund, so that Doncaster Council can support households who would otherwise struggle to buy food or pay essential utility bills.

 

Doncaster Council has decided to use the grant as follows;

 

To fund vouchers for food; for each child eligible for benefits-related Free School Meals for the Christmas and February school holiday weeks.The allocation is £15 per holiday week and the vouchers will be issued by schools.  

 

Parents please be aware that the funding will also be used as follows, which must be applied for using our online application at https://www.doncaster.gov.uk/doitonline/apply-for-a-household-support-fund

 

To provide 1 payment for food for each child in the household who is not eligible for benefits-related Free School Meals where the parent/guardian is receiving any of the following; Council Tax Reduction, Housing Benefit or Universal Credit that includes housing costs in the calculation. The payment will be £60 per child.  

    To provide 1 payment of £100 to be used towards the winter fuel bill for;

  1. a)   parents/guardians with a child/children in the household eligible for benefits-related Free School Meals. 
  2. b)   parents/guardians with a child/children in the household not eligible for benefits-related Free School meals, where the parent/guardian is receiving any of the following; Council Tax Reduction, Housing Benefit or Universal Credit that includes housing costs in the calculation
  3. c)   single people and couples with no children who are receiving Council Tax Reduction, Housing Benefit or Universal Credit that includes housing costs in the calculation

A maximum of 1 fuel payment per household of £100.

 

The Free School Meals Team

Doncaster Council

 

 

Exciting News!

Carcroft School has a Shop!!!!

We have some exciting news, the launch of our School Shop. If you need to buy any uniform then check out the link below. We can’t wait to launch this and keep an eye out in the future for other items.

 

Carcroft School Shop

Today Stripes saw Macey hang another child’s coat up and Archie tidy up the construction blocks, even though he had not been playing with them! Stripes noticed that Aubree was helpful all day and showed kindness towards her friends by helping them with their learning activities. Aubree was our HOWL hero today!

Stripes was blown away by the pictures that Crew Nursery drew of him! The children showed good listening skills by following step-by-step instructions and they worked hard to concentrate on their learning!

Stripes also enjoyed playing ‘teachers’ with some of the children today. Penelope gathered some of her friends for a crew circle and played the crew leader. She reminded the children how they could be kind at school.

Crew Welburn’s Exciting Day!

We’ve been very busy today in Crew Welburn. We had a special visitor in this morning to help us with our artwork! Natasha Clarke is a local artist who was helping us to perfect our sketching and painting skills ready for our final products!

Then, this afternoon, we got to decorate our classroom ready for Christmas! 🎅🏼 It was very exciting and we loved being able to spend time building our relationships as a crew.

What a journey today was!

We started the day by walking down to Adwick train station to get the 9:27 train into Doncaster 🚂 . Getting our steps in! We arrived at the station and then walked through town to get to the Danum Library, museum and art gallery 🖼.  This was the first time for many of us 😀.

We began the learning with a workshop which was focused all around our expedition guiding question 🚂 🚊 🚆 .

After lunch, we toured the museum and then visited one of last years final product (When is it right to make a stand for what we believe in?) that is displayed in Frenchgate 👩‍🎨 👨‍🎨 🎨. We felt super proud today 🤩.