Free School Meals


How to apply


To find out if your child is eligible for Free School Meals you can make a quick and easy check through this portal:

The process of applying for free school meals can be completed in less than a minute and you will receive an instant decision on your entitlement.

Please print the confirmation screen or take a screenshot and bring into school as proof.

You will be able to get the Free School Meals from the day that this is presented to the school.


Please not Free School Meals is separate to Universal Free Meals to which all foundation , year 1 and 2 children automatically receive.


Universal Infant Free Meals

  • The Government introduced Universal Infant Free School Meals for all Key Stage 1 pupils from September 2014.
  • All pupils in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 in state-funded schools in England are eligible for Universal Infant Free School Meals.
  • Your child/ children will automatically receive this; you do not need to apply.