Families who receive certain benefits may be eligible for free school meals. Your child is eligible for free school meals if you are in receipt of one of the following benefits:

  • Universal Credit with an annual net earning income of no more than £7,400
  • Income Support
  • Income-based Job Seekers Allowance
  • Income -related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Support under Part 6 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • Working Tax Credit run-on (paid for the four weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit)
  • Child Tax Credits (with no Working Tax Credit) with an annual income of no more than £16,190
How to Apply for Free School Meals

For more information as to how to apply for Free School Meals, please contact the academy.

Why sign up for Free School Meals?

Signing up for Free School Meals is not just about getting school lunch for no cost. If you sign up for Free School Meals your child will also benefit from the following:

  • Additional trips
  • Funding for paid trips
  • Uniform/ equipment purchases
  • Priority laptop loans
  • Priority for extra-curricular activities
  • A free lunch
  • Priority for tutoring
  • Funding for revision resources e.g textbooks