Free School Meals/Pupil Premium application

To register for Free School Meals or Pupil Premium for your child please follow the link below;

Register for Free School Meals/Pupil Premium

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Free school meals and pupil premium

How much could  you save?

All children starting school in the reception class, Year 1 or Year 2  in a state maintained primary school, will get a free meal at school regardless of income.

For children attending a school nursery, junior classes – Years 3 to 6 or a secondary school, parents will have to pay for the school meals. To qualify for free meals, you must meet the eligibility criteria listed below. If your child qualifies for free school meals you can save up to £10 a week or £390 a year. 

Pupil Premium

When your child starts school and you meet the eligibility criteria for free school meals as described below, your child’s school can claim the Pupil Premium  funding from the Department of Education to help your child learn, you should apply for this funding by registering on the link above.

Eligibility

It doesn’t matter where you live as long as your child goes to school in Hackney. To qualify, your child must be in school and you must be getting one of the following benefits:

A child over 16 getting any of these benefits is also eligible to receive free school meals.

Asylum seekers   

To qualify for free school meals, asylum seekers must provide their:

  • IND letter;
  • IND card;
  • Social services letter; or
  • NASS letter.