Ewhurst C of E Aided Infant School

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The Street, Ewhurst,


01483 277291

Ewhurst C of E Aided Infant School

Open Morning Tours for Admissions September 2024 now available. Please call the school office on 01483 277291 to book your place.

  1. Parents
  2. Support for Families

Support for Families


Providing financial help to Surrey residents who have nowhere else to turn in an emergency or following a disaster. It can also provide assistance to set up a home where there are no other funds or resources available. This is a discretionary fund run by Surrey County Council and may be able to assist with:

  • Food and toiletries
  • Essential white goods and furniture
  • Certain utilities
  • Emergency travel costs 

Other support may be available and this will be considered when you apply, for Surrey residents who have nowhere else to turn in an emergency or following a disaster.

The fund aims to support people for one occasion and signpost to long term help to prevent ongoing need. Visit: surreycc.gov.uk/surreycrisisfund or call O300 200 1008

The Cranleigh Lions have a fund for families in need in the local Cranleigh/ Ewhurst area. Please speak to the Headteacher Mr Walters if you would like to find out more information.

Food banks

If you are struggling to put food on the table there are a number of food banks and community fridges across Surrey you can turn to. Visit surreyinformationpoint.org.uk and search ‘food banks’ or call O300 200 1008

The nearest foodbank to school is in Cranleigh. More information can be found at: HOME | CranleighFoodBank

Surrey Family Information Service

Providing advice, support and information on a range of subjects. Am I eligible? Yes, support and advice for everyone. Visit: surreycc.co.uk/fis or call 0300 200 1004 Monday to Friday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Club 4

Free school holiday camps running during the longer holidays offering healthy food and fun activities.
Am I eligible?
For children aged 5 to 16 who receive benefit related free school meals. Visit:  activesurrey.com/community/club4

Free school meals

Free school meals for primary and secondary pupils.
Am I eligible?
All infant pupils are entitled to free school meals. Children in Year 3 and above are eligible if their parents receive one or more qualifying benefits. If you think your child may be entitled to a free school meal, contact the school office to apply or visit Surreycc.gov.uk/freeschoolmeals

School uniform

We have a list of local services that can support with school uniform costs.
Am I eligible?
If you are worried about school uniform costs the family information service provides suggestions and services that can support. Visit: surreycc.gov.uk/school uniforms
The school also have a lot of second hand uniform available at very reasonable prices. Please contact the school office for more information.

Funded early years education for two year olds

Earlier settings are wonderful places for children to learn make friends and have fun. Eligible families can receive up to 15 hours of funded early education and childcare a week for 38 weeks a year.
Am I eligible?
Check the website for more details visit: surreycc.gov.uk/feet

Funded early education and childcare for three and four year olds

In England all three and four year olds are entitled to up to 15 hours of funded early education and childcare a week for up to 38 weeks a year.
Am I eligible?
This is a universal offer and is available to all children. Visit: surreycc.gov.uk/fundedchildcareage3to4

Tax free childcare

Up to £2000 a year of tax free childcare is available to help lower costs.
Am I eligible?
Check the website to find out if you are eligible visit: gov.uk/get-tax-free-childcare

Universal Credit advice

Supports you if you are on low income or out of work by providing you with monthly payments to help with your living costs. Visit gov.uk and search ‘understanding Universal Credit’ or call 0800-328-5644 Monday to Friday 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM 

Citizens Advice

Citizens Advice can give free advice on benefits and other financial support online by phone or in person visit: citizensadvice.org.uk for advice and to find your local branch or call 0800 144 8884