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Free School Meals

Children whose parents receive the following support payments are entitled to receive free school meals:

  • Income Support (IS)

  • Income Based Jobseekers Allowance

  • An income-related employment and support allowance

  • The Guarantee element of State Pension Credit (PCGC)

  • support under part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999

  • Child Tax Credit, provided they are not entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual income, as assessed by Inland Revenue that does not exceed £16,190

  • Universal Credit and have an income, as assessed by the Inland Revenue that does not exceed £7,400.


Please note: if you receive Working Tax Credit you will not be entitled to free school meals.

Click here to apply for Free School Meals

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