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School Lunch Information



If your child attends our nursery or school, full time, you may be able to claim Free School Meals


Can I apply for free school meals?


You can apply for school meals if you receive:

  • Income Support 
  • Income Based Jobseekers Allowance 
  • Income Related Employment and Support Allowance 
  • Child Tax Credit with an annual income of less than £16,190, provided they are not receiving Working Tax Credit 
  • the ‘Guaranteed’ element of the State Pension Credit 
  • support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 (you will need to apply directly to the school not Bradford Council) 
  • Working Tax Credit run-on (paid for 4 weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit) 
  • Universal Credit

 The way to apply is to 

To ring/ call into school, our Learning Mentors Riffat Rabab & Nichola Simpson will be able to tell you if you qualify.


School meals are free for Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 – why do I still need to apply?

All children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 get free school meals, but if you receive one of the benefits from the list above you may also get help with:

  • the cost of residential school trips (speak to your school about this) 
  • travel Costs to school
  • school uniform costs (speak to your school about this) 
  • council run music lessons at school

For each child registered for free school meals, schools receive a pupil premium monetary amount. This money is to help your child achieve their best at school.

Why choose a school meal?

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