Ormiston Academy

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Free school meals

If you receive any of these benefits then you will be entitled to free school meals:

  • Income Support (IS)
  • Employment and Support Allowance (income related)
  • Child Tax Credit (without Working Tax Credit) and an annual income (as assessed by HM Revenue & Customs) that does not exceed £16,190
  • Income based Jobseeker’s Allowance (IBJSA)
  • Guaranteed Element of State Pension Credit
  • Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999

If you have recently become unemployed or now work fewer hours per week, but are still receiving Working Tax Credits as a 28 day run on, you may be entitled to free school meals.

To apply for free school meals

Download the application form here. Print the form out and fill it in, then return it to the relevant address shown on the final page of the form.