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Free School Meals

Free lunches for all infants and for older children whose family gets certain benefits.

Children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2

Your child can get a free school meal if they're in Reception class, Year 1 or Year 2.

And if you register below, your school could get extra money to help pupils. 

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Children in Year 3 or above

Your child could get a free school meal if you receive any of the following:

  • Income Support
  • Income-Based Job Seekers Allowance
  • Income-Related Employment Support Allowance
  • Child Tax Credit (providing you're not also entitled to Working Tax Credit and you don't get more than £16,190 a year)
  • Pension Credit (Guarantee Credit)
  • Support under part VI of the immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • Working tax credit run-on - paid for 4 weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit

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