In England a Free School Meal (FSM) is a statutory benefit available to school aged children from families who receive other qualifying benefits and who have been through the relevant registration process.
Details regarding the two schemes are as follows:
Free School Meals During School Closures
Schools can begin ordering free school meal vouchers for eligible pupils from the of 18th January 2020 as the Government’s national scheme launches, adding to the support available for disadvantaged families.
As an online service for schools, the scheme allows schools to place orders for supermarket gift cards on behalf of parents and carers whose children are eligible for free school meals.
The vouchers are worth £15 a week per child and families who are on benefit related free school meals. Families will receive codes by email to redeem themselves or delivery to families without internet access.
For further information please contact the school office.