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Free school meals and clothing grants

Free school meals

You may be entitled to apply for free schools meals if your child attends a North Lanarkshire school. All Primary 1 to 3 children are automatically entitled to receive a free school meal.

To apply, please download and complete a free school meals application form below (address details are on the form).

Once we've made a decision, we'll contact you using the mobile number or email address you supplied, or by letter.

We will let the school know once a new application has been accepted.

If you receive any of the following benefits and your child attends a North Lanarkshire school then you can apply for free school meals:

  • Income support
  • Job seekers allowance (income based)
  • Employment and support allowance (income related)
  • Universal credit (max. monthly income of £610)
  • Child tax credit (gross annual income less than £16,105 and no element of working tax credit)
  • In receipt of both maximum child tax credit and maximum working tax credit (gross maximum income below £7330) 
  • Support under part V1 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999

Application for free school meals and clothing grant 2020-2021


Page last updated:
04 Nov 2020

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