If you are on Income Support or receive certain other benefits and your child is in school on a full-time basis (including those in sixth-form) you are entitled to free school meals.
Applying for Free School Meals
Applying for Free School Meals means that you can save £418 each year with free school meals.
If you are on certain benefits and your child is in school on a full-time basis (including those in sixth-form or children at nursery for a full day) you may entitled to free school meals.
This will not only save you £418 every year, it also guarantees your child will get a nutritious meal at lunchtime to keep them going until home time.
It is really easy to check if you are eligible and sign-up to free-school meals. Find out more at www.newcastle.gov.uk/services/schools-learning-and-childcare/help-school-and-learning-costs/apply-free-school-meals or phone 0191 278 7878 and ask for Admissions and Information Service for free school meals.
An application form is available here for you to download.
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