To be eligible for these you must be receiving a qualifying benefit. Find out if you are eligible and apply online.
If you are a council tax payer and not currently receiving Council Tax Reduction, then you should make a joint application for free meals and Council Tax Reduction.
Anyone having difficulty accessing or filling in this form, should contact the Benefits & Council Team online or 03451 55 11 55.
During School terms
Hot and cold food will be served in all our schools during term time and pupils will be able to choose something to eat as normal. Please be aware that some schools may change their lunch routine or timings slightly.
Parents and carers who receive benefits, whose children are entitled to Free School Meals (FSM) will also receive a payment of £2.30 per day (£11.50 per week) if their child is asked to self-isolate.
During Summer Holidays
Parents and carers of children who receive Free School Meals based on benefit entitlement will get a payment of £11.50 per week (£2.30 per day), per child during the Summer holidays. The first weekly payment will be paid into your bank account on Wednesday 30th June and will cover 6 days from 25th June to 2nd July. Back To Top