All infant school children are entitled to free meals at school though historically parents used to pay. Now there is no charge for any parent it is hard for schools to have free meal forms completed which, means we could be missing out on vital funding for our children. This funding is called ‘Pupil Premium’ which can help your child in many ways. For information on pupil premium please select the following link where you will be re-directed to our Pupil Premium Page.

If you are in receipt of any of the following:

Income support

Income-based Jobseekers Allowance

Income-related Employment and Support Allowance

Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999

The guaranteed element of State Pension Credit

Child Tax Credit (provided you’re not also entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual gross income of no more that £16,190)

Working Tax Credit run-on – paid for 4 weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit

Universal Credit

As you can understand, this funding is extremely important and is used to benefit your child in many areas of school life. In order for us to claim this income, all we require is your name, date of birth and National Insurance Number. You can register yourself by logging on to or complete our form and we can complete the application for you:

Free Meals Funding Form