Health and Wellbeing

Free school meals and assistance with school clothing can be claimed if you are receiving any one of the following:

  • Income Support

  • Universal Credit (where the monthly earned income does not exceed £610).

  • Income-based Job Seekers Allowance

  • Any income related element of Employment and Support Allowance

  • Child Tax Credit, but not in receipt of Working Tax Credit, and your income is less than £16,105 (as assessed by the HMRC)

  • Child Tax Credit and Working Tax Credit and an income below £6,900 (as assessed by the HMRC)

  • If you are 16 to 18 yrs old and receive any of these benefits in your own right then you can claim for yourself

  • If you are an asylum seeker receiving support

  • Pension Credit Guarantee Credit

School Transport

Your child may be eligible for free school transport if they are:

  • 8 or over and live more than 3 miles from school

  • Have a medical condition or additional support needs

  • Would have to walk a route which is considered by us to be unsafe for children to walk, even when accompanied by an adult