Primary and secondary school pupils will get free school meals if their family receives:

  • Income Support,
  • Income Related Employment Support Allowance,
  • Income Based JobsSeeker’s Allowance,
  • Guarantee Element of State Pension Credit, or
  • Child Tax Credit with an income less than £16,190.


Families who get Working Tax Credit do not qualify.


Free milk 

Pupils get free milk if they are: 

  • aged five and under,
  • aged seven and under and get free school meals, or
  • are in Key Stage 1.


For more information about free school meals or free milk