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Is your child eligible for free school meals?

If you meet one or more of the following criteria your child may qualify:

  • Income Support
  • Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Universal Credit (provided you have an annual net earned income of no more than £7,400)
  • Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • The Guarantee element of State Pension Credit
  • Child Tax Credit, provided they are not entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual income (as assessed by HM Revenue & Customs) that does not exceed £16,190
  • Working Tax Credit ‘run-on’ – the payment someone may receive for a further four weeks after they stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit
  • Children who receive Income Support or Income-Based Job Seekers’ Allowance in their own right

How to apply:

You can apply online using the link below

The online application will require the following details, please have these to hand:

Your name and date of birth

Contact details

National Insurance Number or Asylum Seekers Number

Child’s name and date of birth

School your child is attending

If you have more than one child at the school you will need to make an application for each child.

If you have any queries you can contact the School Office on 0161 9731179 or email

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