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Feniscowles

Primary School

'TEAM-Together Everyone Achieves More'

School Dinners

Universal Infant Free School Meals

 

From September 2014 all pupils in reception, year 1 and year 2 in state-funded schools in England will be eligible for Universal Infant Free School Meals(UIFSMs).

 

All infant pupils are offered UIFSMs, but the take-up of meals is not mandatory and should you wish your child to bring a packed lunch please confirm in writing.

 

Junior School Meals


The cost for junior school meals is currently £2.20 per day, £11 per week. 

For all children - one weeks written notice is required for your child to commence / stop having school dinners.


 Free School Meals - Infants and Juniors

 

  • From the 6th April 2012 children whose parents receive the following support payments are entitled to receive free school meals:
  • Income Support (IS);
  • Income Based Jobseekers Allowance;
  • An income-related employment and support allowance
  • The Guarantee element of State Pension Credit (PCGC)
  • support under part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999; or
  • Child Tax Credit, provided they are not entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual income, as assessed by the Inland Revenue that does not exceed £16,190.
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If you receive Working Tax Credit you will not be entitled to free school meals.

 

To apply for free school meals please contact benefits@blackburn.gov.uk


I hope parents will find this information useful but should you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact the Junior School Office

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