Free School Meals / Assistance with School Wear Applications 2017/18

If you think you may be eligible for school meals/schoolwear please complete the attached application and follow the instructions. If you would like a hard copy of the form please contact the school office.

Applications can also be completed online at www.edinburgh.gov.uk/schoolgrants, or scanned and emailed to school.grants@edinburgh.gov.uk .

Free School Meals Form 2017-18

Eligibility is based on the following –

  • Housing Benefit or Council Tax Reduction from the City of Edinburgh Council based on you or your partner receiving this.
  • Income Support
  • Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
  • Employment and Support Allowance ( any income related element )
  • Support under Part IV of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • Child Tax Credit ONLY with no Working Tax Credit and an annual income under £16,105
  • Both Maximum Child Tax Credit and Maximum Working Tax Credit with an annual income under £6,420 If you receive this benefit you will ONLY QUALIFY FOR FREE SCHOOL MEALS/MILK
  • Universal Credit – with a maximum monthly income of £500 (Income threshold from 1 August 2017)

If you have any questions regarding this please contact via telephone 0131 469 3471 or email  school.grants@edinburgh.gov.uk

 

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