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Free School Meals

 

Your child may be able to get free school meals if you get any of the following:

  • Income Support
  • income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
  • income-related Employment and Support Allowance
  • support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • the guaranteed element of Pension Credit
  • Child Tax Credit (provided you’re not also entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual gross income of no more than £16,190)
  • Working Tax Credit run-on - paid for 4 weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit
  • Universal Credit - if you apply on or after 1 April 2018 your household income must be less than £7,400 a year (after tax and not including any benefits you get)

 

All children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 get free school meals under the Universal Infant Free School Meal scheme, but if you receive one of the benefits from the list above you may also get help with:

 

For each child registered for free school meals, schools receive a pupil premium of £1,300.  This money is to help your child achieve their best at school.

 

If you think you might be eligible to apply for free school meals, please follow this link:

https://www.bradford.gov.uk/benefits/applying-for-benefits/free-school-meals/