Free School Meals

Free School Meals

Who is entitled?
Your child may be entitled to free school meals if you receive one of the following income related benefits or support payments:

  • Income Support
  • Income based Job Seekers Allowance
  • Income based Employment and Support Allowance
  • Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • The guaranteed element of Pension Credit
  • Child Tax Credit (provided you’re not also entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual gross income of no more than £16,190)
  • Working Tax Credit run-on - paid for 4 weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit
  • Universal Credit - if you apply on or after 1 April 2018 your household income must be less than £7,400 a year (after tax and not including any benefits you get)

  • Working Tax Credit

    If you are receiving Working Tax Credit your child will not be entitled to free school meals.


    All parents who meet the eligibility criteria should apply for free school meals. LGFL (London Grid For Learning) has developed a website to help parents check whether their child qualifies for free school meals. Please use the following link to check eligibility.

    https://pps.lgfl.org.uk/


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