Free School Meals

Is your child eligible for Free School Meals?

How do I find out

If you are a parent or carer, and receive any of the benefits below, then your child is eligible for Free School Meals.

  • Income Support
  • Income Based Jobseekers Allowance
  • Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • Child Tax Credit (provided you are not also entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual gross household income of no more than £16,190)
  • The Guaranteed Element of State Pension Credit
  • Income Related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Working Tax Credit run on – paid for 4 weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit

How can I apply online

You can apply online by visiting Link 2 ICT Free School Meals Checking Service.