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Free school meals

Free School Meals

Who can receive free school meals?

Children and young people who live in Kirklees can apply for free school meals if they:

  • attend full time at a local authority school or sixth form
  • are under 19 years of age

and their parents or carers receive one or more of the following:

  • Universal Credit (provided you have an annual net earned income of no more than £7,400, as assessed by earnings from up to three of your most recent assessment periods)
  • Income support
  • Income Based Job Seekers Allowance
  • Income Related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Child Tax Credit, but are not entitled to a Working Tax Credit and your annual income (as assessed by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs) is less than £16,190
  • Support under Part V1 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • Guaranteed element of State Pension Credit

Please click on the link below to find out more;

If you wish to apply please contact the Kirklees Council at:

Customer and Exchequer Services
1st Floor North
Civic Centre 1
High Street

Tel: 01484221928

or visit their webpage using the link below:

Free School Meals