Free school meals

Free School Meals are available for school children of parents or guardians who receive one of the following:

Note: If you are aged 16-18, still at school, and receive Income Support or income based Jobseeker's Allowance yourself, you can get free school meals.

If you are receiving Working Tax Credit, your child / children are not entitled to free school meals.

You must tell us if you have any changes affecting the above income, as it may affect your entitlement to Free School Meals.

How to apply for free school meals

We will send you a letter telling you the start and end date of your Free School Meal entitlement and at the same time let the school(s) know.

Last Updated: 24/10/2014