Free School Meals

26th February 2018

From 1 April 2018, the government are introducing a Universal Credit earning threshold of £7,400 per year for free school meal eligibility which means that some families who are eligible now would not be if they apply after 1 April. And all children assessed as eligible for Free School Meals by 1 April 2018 will continue to be eligible until at least 2022 without the need for further eligibility checks while Universal Credit is rolled out across the country.
To make sure that you don’t miss out please apply now
If you receive Universal Credit and are not already claiming free school meals for your children then please visit for more information and to apply.

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