Shropshire Council

Apply for free school meals

If you think you're eligible, fill in this application. Please note that the giving of false information may lead to legal proceedings.

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What happens next?

  • Your eligibility for government free school meals will be checked online
  • If you qualify for a government free school meal under the benefit criteria, a letter will be sent to you confirming your free school meal award
  • Your child's or children's school will also be informed
  • Entitlement to free school meals can't be backdated
  • Schools will know that your child qualifies for a universal infant's free school meal if they're in reception, year 1 or year 2.