This provision is not the same as the support for children with a registered benefits-related Free School Meals (FSM) claim during previous periods of partial school closure.
This support will be provided as a food parcel containing a selection of healthy snacks and lunch items, for home delivery (or collection from a central location where possible). It will also include an activity pack.
Your child does not need to be registered for benefits-related Free School Meals (FSM), but you will need to apply and meet the extended eligibility criteria to receive this support.
You can apply using the online form below between 16 and 23 March 2021 if you are:
eligible for benefits-related Free School Meals (FSM) not Universal Infant Free School Meals (UIFSM)*; or
entitled to Working Tax Credit with annual income less than £16,190; or
receiving Universal Credit with take-home pay between £616.68 and £1,233.33 a month; or
waiting for your first Universal Credit payment
If you would like to apply for support but don’t meet these requirements, please contact the school office to discuss your circumstances in confidence.
*UIFSM are free meals provided to all children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2, regardless of their family circumstances. These are only available to children who are attending school.