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Increase in School Meal Price

Dear Parents


We are wishing to let you know that the cost of a school meal will increase to £2.34 with effect from the 1st September 2020 for all Junior children who are not entitled to Free School Meals.  The Government are continuing to fund school meals for our Infant children, so there will be no charge to parents for meals for children in our Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 classes.


We would like to ask all families to consider whether you are eligible for Free School Meals because if you are, not only will your child receive a Free School Meal, the school will also receive additional funding which will help support our children through their education.


If you are in receipt of one or more of the qualifying benefits listed below and you are not in receipt of Working Tax Credits, please complete an application - you can apply online using this link:


Application for Free School Meals and Pupil Premium


Qualifying benefits:


Universal Credit with net ("take home") income not exceeding £7,400 (£616.67 per month)

Income Support

Income-based Jobseeker's Allowance

Income-related Employment and Support Allowance

Support under Part 6 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999

The guarantee element of 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 HMRC

Working Tax Credit run-on - paid for 4 weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit