Free School Meals

Those children who are in receipt of Free School Meals, due to eligibility as detailed below, entitle the school to receive a FSM premium of £1320 per pupil.  The document entitled Pupil Premium (accessed from the link of the same name on the left) details how this money has been spent over the last 3 years.


Free School Meals Eligibility

Free school meals are available only to children whose parents/guardians are in receipt of one or more of the following benefits:

  • Income Support
  • Income-based Job Seekers' Allowance
  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • the Guaranteed element of State Pension Credit
  • Child Tax Credit, provided you are not also entitled to Working Tax Credit, and have an annual gross income, of no more than £16,190 as assessed by Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs

No other benefits qualify for free school meals.


Click below to view the HC3S FSM page.