Free School Meals

Families who have children at The George Eliot School may be entitled to claim free school meals, providing they receive a qualifying benefit.

The current criteria for claiming free school meals are as follows:

Family receives Income Support or Income-Based Job Seekers Allowance. NB Contribution-Based Job Seeker's Allowance does not qualify for free school meals.

Family receives the Guarantee element of State Pension Credit.

Family receives Child Tax Credit and has an annual taxable income, as assessed by the Inland Revenue, not in excess of £15,860. NB Families who are also awarded Working Tax Credit do not qualify to claim free school meals regardless of income.

Support under part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999.

Employment and Support Allowance (Income Related). NB Contribution-Based E&SA does not qualify for free school meals.

For further details visit the Warwickshire County Council Website:


The school encourages all parents who think they may qualify to make an application.

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