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Increase of data allowances on mobile devices for disadvantaged children

The government have issued guidance to schools to support parents with increasing their mobile data allowance. Schools can request additional data if parents:

  • Do not have fixed broadband at home
  • Cannot afford additional data for their devices
  • Are experiencing disruption to their face to face education

Please see the table below. Children with access to a mobile phone might be able to benefit if their provider is listed below and you meet the criteria detailed.

Should you meet the criteria please contact school on 0121 675 2700 to discuss the application further.

 

Name of provider Offer Your current tariff How you will be notified if you are eligible Process timescales Application threshold
EE 20GB of additional data per month until 31.07.21

Pay monthly

Or

Pay as you go

Text message will be sent to the nominated device - Scheme is closed once 60,000 requests have been received across the UK
Sky 100GB of additional data Pay monthly Data uplift in your piggy bank 14 days Scheme is closed once 1800 requests have been received across the UK
Smarty Unlimited data until 31.07.21

Pay monthly

Or

Pay as you go

Text message will be sent to the nominated device 14 days No threshold
Tesco 20GB of additional data per month until 31.07.21 Pay monthly Text message will be sent to the nominated device 14 days Scheme is closed once 1000 requests have been received across the UK
Three Unlimited data until 31.07.21

Pay monthly

Or

Pay as you go

Text message will be sent to the nominated device 14 days No threshold
Virgin 20GB of additional data per month until 31.07.21 Pay monthly Text message will be sent to the nominated device 14 days Scheme is closed once 1750 requests have been received across the UK
02 40GB of additional data per month until 31.07.21

Pay monthly

Or

Pay as you go

Text message will be sent to the nominated device - Scheme closes the end of January

 

 

 

The information regarding the announcement of ‘National lockdown: Stay at Home can be found using the link below.

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/national-lockdown-stay-at-home?

 

 

URGENT: If your child or any member of your household tests positive for Covid 19, contact school on 0121 464 1032 or email enquiry@grove.bham.sch.uk IMMEDIATELY.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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