Free School Meals


Your child/ren may be entitled to receive free school lunches if you are in receipt of one of the allowances listed below. If you are receiving one of these, and would like your children to receive free school lunches, please complete the below form.

Parents / carers or may be entitled to Free School Lunches if they are in receipt of one of the following: 

Pupils are entitled to free school lunches if their parents or carers receive:

  • Income Support; (or Guaranteed Pension Credit for over 60 years)
  • Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
  • Child Tax Credit, (but not Working Tax Credit) and who have a yearly taxable income of less that of £16,190
  • An Income Related Employment & Support Allowance
  • Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999

Please check with your child’s school if you think you may be entitled to free school lunches. By claiming Free School Meals, this entitles your school to additional financial resources which are not available to them otherwise


Download the Free School Lunches Form

More information can be found on the Swindon Borough Council's website
Swindon Borough Council website