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Free School Meals

Free School Meals

Free School Meals Claim Your Entitlement

Free School meals are available for any eligible child who attends school on a full time basis, this includes sixth form pupils. Your child will be eligible for Free School meals if you or your partner receive either:

  • Income Support
  • Income based Job Seekers Allowance
  • Child Tax Credit, with no element of Working Tax Credit*, and a household income below
  • £16,190 (as assessed by HM Revenue and Customs)
  • National Asylum Seekers Support
  • Guarantee Element of State Pensions Credit
  • Income Related Employment and Support Allowance

*Please note: if you have recently stopped working, or have reduced your working hours to less than 16 hours per week, and are receiving a four week run on of Working Tax Credit payments, you can apply for Free School Meals for four weeks, at the commencement of the run on period.

Further information can be obtained from the Coventry City Council website at:


Online Application Form available here: