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Your child qualifies for free school meals and the Pupil Premium if you are getting one of the following support payments:
Young people over 16 years old who are still at school are entitled to free school meals if they get Income Support or Income-based Jobseeker's Allowance in their own right.
Children must be in education before and after lunch to qualify for free school meals.
If your child attends one of the following schools, we won't be able to deal with a claim for free school meals:
Instead, contact the school and they will deal with the claim for free school meals.
If your child qualifies and is not at one of the listed schools and you may also want to make a new claim for Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support at the same time.
If you only want to claim Free School Meals and Pupil Premium for full time pupils, download and complete the Free School Meals Application Form.
Contact us for a paper copy or to get more information.
If you only want to claim Free School Meals, please download and complete the Claim for Free School Meals Form. Contact us for a paper copy or to get more information.