Free School Meals Vouchers

Free School Meals Vouchers

April 27, 2020 10:08 am

All children in Reception to Year 2 all entitled to Universal Free School meals (UFSM). However, this is different to being eligable for Free School Meals (FSM) that entitle you to the government voucher school.

Your child may be able to get free school meals if you get any of the following:

  • Income Support
  • income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
  • income-related Employment and Support Allowance
  • support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • the guaranteed element of Pension Credit
  • Child Tax Credit (provided you’re not also entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual gross income of no more than £16,190)
  • Working Tax Credit run-on – paid for 4 weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit
  • Universal Credit – if you apply on or after 1 April 2018 your household income must be less than £7,400 a year (after tax and not including any benefits you get) (

If you beleive that you are eligable to apply for Free School meals, please visit

The Author: Ben Statham

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