Applicant details

Apply for free school meals

Please use this form to find out if your child is eligible for free school meals if your child attends a school in Northamptonshire.

Children in reception, year 1 or year 2

If your child is in reception, year 1 or year 2 they will automatically be entitled to universal infant free school meals and you will not need to complete this form to request their meals. Instead please contact the school to find out how to order meals.

You can apply for Pupil Premium for your child if they are in the above years by visiting the Pupil Premium webpage.

However, if you are in receipt of certain benefits your school will be eligible for further funding and they may have asked you to complete this form so that they can access this funding.

Before you start

To complete this form you will need one of the following:

  • National Insurance number
  • National Asylum Seekers Support number
 
All fields marked with an asterisk * are mandatory

Eligibility

You may be entitled to free school meals for your child(ren) if you receive one of the following benefits:

  1. Income Support
  2. Income Based Job Seekers Allowance
  3. Child Tax Credit Only (with income up to £16,190) with no element of Working Tax Credit
  4. National Asylum Seekers Support
  5. Guarantee Element of the State Pension Credit
  6. Employment and Support Allowance (Income Related)
  7. Universal Credit
Are you in receipt of one of the benefits listed above? *
Are you in receipt of one of the benefits listed above?
Are you in receipt of Working Families Tax Credit which is going to stop as you have just become unemployed, or reduced your hours to less than 16 hours per week? *
Are you in receipt of Working Families Tax Credit which is going to stop as you have just become unemployed, or reduced your hours to less than 16 hours per week?

If you do not receive any of the benefits listed above you cannot apply for free school meals.

Please complete this application and if your response returns as not eligible please email freeschoolmeals@northamptonshire.gov.uk along with your reference number stating 4 week run-on. We can then do a manual check for you with HMRC.

Parent or carer details

Date of birth *
Date of birth
Address
Please select which one of the following you hold *
Please select which one of the following you hold
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