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Eligibility criteria for pupil benefits

To claim Free School Meals you must claim one of the following benefits:

  • Universal Credit (provided you have an annual net earned income of no more that £7,400, as assessed by earning from up to three of your most recent assessment periods
  • Income Support
  • Income Based Job Seekers Allowance
  • Child Tax Credit (provided you're not also entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual gross income of no more that £16,190
  • Working Tax Credit run-on - paid for four weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit
  • Support under part 6 of the Immigration Asylum Act 1999
  • Pension Credit Guarantee and be in receipt of Child TAx Credit above the basic family element.

If you think you meet the the criteria please see the office staff and complete an application form to apply for Free School Meals