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Free School Meals

Monday 30th April 2018

Dear Parent/Guardian,

In April 2018, the government are making changes to the criteria used to determine which pupils are eligible free school meals. This is to reflect the introduction of Universal Credit and the phasing out of other income-based benefits. It is estimated that these changes will allow 50,000 more pupils to benefit from a free school meal by 2022 compared to the previous system. We want to ensure that all eligible pupils are able to claim free school meals under the new eligibility criteria.  Please see our website, under Parent Information – Letters for more information.

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