Thorney Close Primary School

"Where Learning Blossoms..."

Apply for Free School Meals

Apply for Free School Meals

Children whose parents receive the following benefits and tax credits are entitled to receive free school meals:

  • Income Support
  • Income-based Jobseeker's Allowance
  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Support under part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • Child Tax Credit, provided they are not entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual income, as assessed by the Inland Revenue that does not exceed £16,190 or
  • Guarantee element of Pension Credit

 The following benefits do not automatically entitle you to free school meals:

  • Contribution-based Jobseeker's Allowance
  • Working Tax Credit
  • Foster Allowance
  • Council Tax Benefit
  • Incapacity Benefit
  • Contribution-based Employment and Support Allowance

You can apply for free school meals online, download an application form or complete a form at the school office.