School Funding for Free School Meals and Service Children
Free school meals are available to children whose parents qualify by meeting the criteria below. Children must be in school all day and they will be provided with a meal at lunchtime that is paid for by the school.
•Income Support (IS)
•Employment Support Allowance (income related) – not contribution related
•Income based Job Seekers Allowance (IBJSA) – not contribution based
•Guaranteed Element of State Pension Credit
•Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
•Child Tax Credit with annual taxable income (as assessed by HMRC)
Or you can apply online at:www.somerset.gov.uk/freeschoolmeals
Also if either one or both parents are in HM Forces the school is entitled to extra funding, please inform the School Office if this is the case.