Free School Meals
CHECK YOU’RE ENTITLED?
Under the Governments Universal Free School Meals scheme, every child in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 receive a free school dinner.
Children in other year groups may also be eligible for free school meals if your household is receiving certain welfare benefits.
Registering for free school meals could raise an extra £1,300 for your child’s school this will fund:
Additional teaching staff
After school activities
Enables us to offer free educational visits, or trips at a vastly reduced rate.
It is therefore important to sign up for free school meals, even if your child is in Reception, Year 1 or Year 2, so that your child receives as much funding as possible.
Parents/carers are now responsible for making an online application for free school meals.
If you think you may be eligible you can apply online at www.n-somerset.gov.uk/freeschoolmeals. The online eligibility checker gives an instant result. If you are eligible, your entitlement will begin on the day you apply.
PLEASE NOTE: If you have not applied in time or you are NOT entitled, you will need to provide your child with a packed lunch or pay for dinners.
If you are eligible you will be able to download an eligibility letter. Please give the school office a copy of this
If you have any queries or need help making an application please call in to the school office.