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Primary school

FREE School Meals for
Reception, Year 1 & Year 2

Your child can get a FREE lunch at school if they're in Reception class, Year 1 or Year 2 and, if you register, your school could get extra money to help pupils. Be sure to have your National Insurance number or Home Office number to hand when you apply. Please note that nursery school children aren't entitled to free school meals, they are however provided with FREE School Milk.

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FREE School Meals for
Year 3, Year 4, Year 5 & Year 6

Your child could get a free school meal if are in reciept of any of the following:

  • Income Support
  • Income-based Jobseekers Allowance
  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • The guaranteed element of State Pension Credit
  • Child Tax Credit (as long as you’re not also entitled to Working Tax Credit and you don't get more than £16,190 a year)
  • Working Tax Credit run-on (paid for 4 weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit)
  • Universal Credit (with annual earned income of no more than £7,400 after tax and not including any benefits you get).

Apply for FREE school meals now