May Avenue, Canvey Island, Essex, SS8 7HF

admin@lubbinspark.essex.sch.uk

01268 697 181

Mrs C. Ireson

Lubbins Park Primary Academy

Engaged Resilient Enthusiastic Reflective Independent

Free School Meals

Your child might be able to have free school meals if you receive any of the following:

  • Income Support
  • Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • The guaranteed element of Pension Credit
  • Child Tax Credit (provided you’re not also entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual gross income of no more than £16,190)
  • Working Tax Credit run-on - paid for 4 weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit
  • Universal Credit

Children who get paid these benefits directly, instead of through a parent or guardian, can also get free school meals.

Your child might also get free school meals if you get any of these benefits and your child is both:

Infant free school meals in England

Your child will be able to get free school meals if they’re in:

  • Reception
  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Please let the office staff know if you get any of the above benefits, as well as the Local Authority, as we can get extra funding if you do.

If you would like to find out if you are entitled to Free School Meals, or would like to apply, please click on the link below:

 

Free School Meals Application

You can also contact the Free School Meals Department on 0845 6032200