Universal Free School Meals

From September 2014, the Government agreed to fund all pupils in Reception, Years 1 and 2 for a daily school meal during term time.  Pupils in Years 3 and 4 will have to pay the daily rate of £2 per day, unless they qualify for free school meals as follows.

If you are in receipt of one of the following:

– Child Tax Credit (with no working tax credit)
– Income Support
– Income Based Jobseekers Allowance
– Income Based Employment and Support Allowance
– Guaranteed Element of State Pension Credit

Registering for free school meals only takes a short time and can be done online via www.northumberland.gov.uk/fsm or by telephone 0845 600 6400.

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