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.

You can obtain a form from school reception, return it to the school office and we will send the form to the City Council on your behalf or;

Further information can be obtained either

The Coventry City Council website at:‐catering/168/free_school_meals

Downloadable Application Form

New FSM Application