Free school meals
The free school meal allowance is currently £2.50 per day.
This can be used during at lunch break and entitles students to a hot or cold meal of their choice and a drink.
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.
To apply click the blue tab.