Free School Meals
If you have children under 19 and in full-time education, you may be able to get free school meals for them.
To be eligible for free school meals the pupil must be attending a state-maintained school or receiving alternative education approved by Kent County Council and the pupil's family must be in receipt of one of the following benefits.
Upon applying, you will need to provide the relevant proof of identity, as detailed below:
Income Based Jobseekers Allowance
Child Tax Credit (not including Working Tax Credit)
If the household income is below £16,190.
Guaranteed Element of State Pension Credit
Asylum Seekers Proof of support under part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999.
An Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
If you think you may be entitled to free school meals, please request a form from the school or alternatively, please download and print-off the Free School Meals form below.
Alternatively, you can ask us to apply on your behalf - please supply us with your full name, date of birth and National Insurance number, and complete this form.