Free School Meals for P1, 2 and 3

New rules come into force on 6 January 2015

Free school meals from P1-3s from 6 Jan 2015From the 6 January 2014 all pupils in Primary 1, 2 and 3 will be entitled to a free school meal (but not free school milk).

 

 

 

People receiving the following benefits should continue to complete a free school meal application form to ensure they are not charged for school milk.

• Income support
• Income based job seekers allowance
• Employment support allowance (income related)
• Child tax credit but NOT working tax credit with an annual income less than £16,010
• Child tax credit AND working tax credit with an annual income less than £6,420

Parents who don’t want their child to take up their free school meal should let their school know as soon as possible.

Anyone wanting further information should contact Education on (01620) 827764 or 827562 or email educationenquiries@eastlothian.gov.uk

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