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School Meals

School Meals and School Menu

School Meals – Lunch Menu

To find out what is on the menu, please click on the link.

 

How do I apply for Free School Meals?

If your child attends a school in the Bradford District, you can apply by clicking on the link below.

https://www.bradford.gov.uk/benefits/applying-for-benefits/free-school-meals/

 

What are Free School Meals?

Free School Meals pays for a school lunch for your child.

Children must attend a tax-payer funded nursery or school full time. Pupils who attend part time can get Free School Meals for any days they attend both before and after lunch.

Also, the parent / guardian must get one of the following:

  • Child Tax Credit, (but not Working Tax Credit) and have an annual income (as assessed by HM Revenue & Customs) that does not exceed £16,190
  • Income Support
  • Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
  • The Guarantee element of State Pension Credit
  • Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 (for this, you will need to apply directly to the school, not to Bradford Council).

If a parent is entitled to Working Tax Credit ‘run-on’ (the payment someone can get for a further four weeks after they stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit) their children are entitled to Free School Meals for this period.