All parents are advised to check whether they are entitled to Free School Meals.
You can do this by completing one of the forms below:
All children in KS1 will get a free hot dinner through the Univeral Free Meal programme. However, you may be missing out on many other benefits.
Those eligible for Free School Meal that are registered eligible by the end of each September will be eligible for the following benefits:
1 x £25 voucher for uniform
2 x £5 voucher for educational visit
1 x £50 voucher for residential visit (after deposit paid)
1 x £20 voucher for after-school or holiday care at Link Club
1 x £20 voucher for individual/group music tuition
Those who are eligible after the end of September or who are no longer eligible but have been eligible in the past (you can check wiith the school office if this applies to you), there are new Pupil Premium eligibility benefits. Parents will be informed of entitlements following January Census to the DFE and will be effective from end of January. These are:
Pupil Premium Benefits:
1 x £10 voucher for uniform
1 x £5 voucher for educational visit
1 x £10 voucher for after-school or holiday care at Link Club
1 x £10 for individual/group music tuition
Some children who are in the Care of the Local Authority or who previously have been in care are entitled to support through the Pupil Premium. If they are currently in care then this money is provided at the discretion of the Local Authority Virtual Headteacher.
If the child has left local-authority care because of 1 of the following:
- a special guardianship order
- a child arrangements order
- a residence order
the school will have discretion over the pupil premium. For these children the following entitlements will apply from 1 September 2016:
1 x £30 voucher for uniform
3 x £5 voucher for educational visit
1 x £50 voucher for after-school or holiday care at Link Club
1 x £50 for individual/group music tuition
If you are not sure what you are entitled to, please come in and speak to one of our office staff. All information is handled in a sensitive way.