Universal Infant Free School Meals
From September 2014 all children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 will be entitled to receive a Free School Meal every day.
VERY IMPORTANT INFORMATION
All children who are entitled to Free School Meals because of their family circumstances bring an additional £1300 into the school budget to support their learning experiences at school. This money is known as Pupil Premium money and enables school to plan and support learning opportunities for these children.
If your child is entitled to free school meals anyway you still need to apply and register your entitlement otherwise school will not receive this additional funding.
A child is entitled to Free School meals if parents/carers are in receipt of any of the following benefits:
Children who receive these benefits themselves instead of through a parent or guardian can also qualify for free school meals.
Your child may qualify if you are an asylum seeker.
Children who are younger than the compulsory age for starting school but in full-time education can also get free school meals.
If you are in receipt of any of the above benefits please please apply online: https://www.cloudforedu.org.uk/ofsm/sims-trafford
Children who are eligible for free school meals now will be eligible for them until either:
All children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 can get free school meals whatever your income. If you do have one of the qualifying incomes (above) it will help the school if you tell them this so they can get extra funding.