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School Meals

Universal Infant Free School Meals.

 

From September 2014 all children who are in reception, year 1 or year 2 in a state-funded school will be offered a free healthy school lunch. 

 

Your child will benefit by:

 

  • Enjoying a nutritious and delicious meal that will help with their development and education

  • Enjoying a two course lunch with their friends reinforcing vital social skills

  • Being introduced to new flavours and foods

  • Enjoying a hot meal during the colder months of the year and lighter meals in the summer

  • Eating fresh, seasonal produce

 

Signing up is easy!!

To sign up your child for a free school meal, and to ensure that our school receives government funding for this initiative, we  need some information about you and your child.  Please complete this form and return to your child’s school by the start of the school term.

Free School Meals in Key Stage 2

 

Children in other school years will also be offered a free school lunch if their parent is receiving any of the welfare benefits listed below.

  • Income Support
  • Income-based Jobseekers Allowance
  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Support from NASS (National Asylum Support Service) under part 6 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • the guarantee element of State Pension Credit
  • Child Tax Credit (with no Working Tax Credit) with an annual income of no more than £16,190
  • Working Tax Credit run-on
  • Universal Credit.

 

Registering could raise money for our school

It’s important to sign up for free school meals as registering could also raise an extra £900 for your child’s school from central government, to fund valuable support like extra tuition, learning assistants or after school clubs.

 

Even if you don’t want your child to receive a free meal, we would encourage you to register for free school meals so that their school receives as much funding as possible!

 

To register for your child to receive free school meals, please complete the simple form accessed below.

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