Free School Meals Guidance

Dear Parent/Carer

Could you be eligible for Free School Meals?  If your personal circumstances have changed and you think you may have become eligible for free school meals because you now receive a benefit please reply to this message or telephone school to discuss how we can help you apply for a free school meal.

  •  Income Support.
  •  Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance.
  •  Income-related Employment and Support Allowance.
  •  Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999.
  •  The guaranteed element of Pension Credit.
  •  Child Tax Credit (provided you’re not also entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual gross income of no more than £16,190).
  •  Working Tax Credit run-on – paid for 4 weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit.
  •  Universal Credit – if you apply on or after 1 April 2018 your household income must be less than £7,400 a year (after tax and not including any benefits you get).