Free School Meals

 

The Local Authority would like to draw your attention to the following information due to the change in how all schools are funded.  Parents and carers are encouraged to register their eligibility to free school meals for their children even if they do not wish to take up their entitlement. 

The Eligibility Criteria is:

             Income Support

             Income-based Jobseekers Allowance

             An income-related employment and support allowance

             Supported under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999

             Child Tax Credit with an income of £16,190 but NOT entitled to Working Tax Credit

             The Guarantee element of State Pension Credit

 Parents/carers can now apply over the telephone and their eligibility will be checked immediately using a central Government database (subject to the parents/carers giving their permission). 

For parents/carers the person to contact is:   Sally Delaney:  01708 433929

If you wish to contact the Local Authority this may be done at any time for help or support.

 

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Please note all infant children will receive a free school lunch