Applying for Free School Meals

Your child will be eligible for Free School Meals if you get any of these benefits:

  • Income Support
  • Income based Jobseekers Allowance
  •  Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  •  The Guarantee element of State Pension Credit
  • Child Tax Credit, provided they are not entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual income (as assessed by HM Revenue & Customs) that does not exceed £16,190
  • Working Tax Credit ‘run-on’ – the payment someone may receive for a further four weeks after they stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit

Link to application