Free School Meals and Clothing Grant

Check the table below to see if you qualify:

Benefit 

Clothing Grant 

Free School Meals 

Evidence Required 

Income Support, Jobseekers Allowance (Income Based) or Employment and Support Allowance (Income Related)

Yes

Yes

Current letter of confirmation from Department Work & Pension

Council Tax Rebate or Housing Benefit (25% Reduction For Single Occupancy is not included)

Yes

No

Written notification from Council

Child Tax Credit but not Working Tax Credit (Income should not exceed £16,105)

No

Yes

Tax Credit Award Notice (TC602)

Child Tax Credit and Working Tax Credit (Income should not exceed £7,330)

Yes

Yes

Tax Credit Award Notice (TC602)

Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999

No

Yes

Letter of confirmation

Universal Credit

* Monthly take home pay for period must be under £610

YesYesDecision Notice

Please note - since January 2015, all pupils in Primary 1-3 are entitled to a free school meal. Parents do not have to register for this; all pupils will receive this meal automatically.

If your child is in Primary 1-3 and attending Ulva Primary or Iona Primary, please contact the Head Teacher to discuss the local arrangements, as no lunch is currently provided.

How to apply

You can apply online:

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