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Free School Meals

More than 12,000 children in Suffolk already receive a free school meal. This saves their families around £400 a year and gives £900 (per child) of additional funding to their school.

 

Your child will be able to get free school meals if you get any of the following benefits:

 

Your child will be able to get free school meals if you get any of the following benefits:

 

  • Income Support
  • Income based Job Seeker's Allowance
  • Income related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Guarantee element of Pension Credit
  • Child Tax Credit (without Working Tax Credit) and an annual income (as assessed by HM Revenue & Customs) that does not exceed £16,190
  • If you are supported under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • Working Tax Credit during the four-week period immediately after your employment finishes or after you start to work less hours per week.

 

To check if your child is eligible, simply call us on 01473 260 989 (Ipswich/Lowestoft and surrounding area), or 01284 758 883 (Bury St Edmunds and surrounding area).

 

If you are a young person aged 16 to 19 and claim any of the above benefits in your own right and you are still in full-time education, you are also entitled to free school meals.

 

How to Apply

 

You can apply on line using the following link:

https://www.suffolk.gov.uk/children-families-and-learning/schools/school-meals-uniforms-and-trips/apply-for-free-school-meals/

 

If you would like further support or advice, please contact Mr Brigden (Assistant Headteacher) at tbrigden@hadleighhigh.net