Barkerend Road,
Bradford, Yorkshire BD3 0AB

01274 722981

Byron Primary School

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: