Shropshire Council

Newsflash: Temporary disruption to payments system

The payments system is undergoing essential maintenance and there may be some disruption to availability between 17 and 27 August. The system will only be unavailable for a maximum of one hour in any one day. Apologies for any inconvenience this may … | Read more

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Apply for free school meals

If you think you're eligible, fill in this application. Please note that the giving of false information may lead to legal proceedings.

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What happens next?

  • Your eligibility for government free school meals and/or universal free school meals will be checked online
  • If you qualify for a government free school meal under the benefit criteria, a letter will be sent to you confirming your free school meal award
  • Your child's or children's school will also be informed
  • Entitlement to free school meals can't be backdated
  • Schools will know that your child qualifies for a universal infant's free school meal if they're in reception, year 1 or year 2.