All Primary 1 to 4 children have the option of a free healthy school meal from August 2021. From 01 August 2021 if you wish your P1 to P4 child to have a lunch then there is no requirement to complete the free school meal application form, but they will need to follow school procedure for ordering the meal.
From Primary 5 onwards parents will need to apply for free school meals. Free school meals are available to all pupils whose parents receive Income Support, Job Seekers Allowance - Income Based, Income Related Employment and Support Allowance, Universal Credit where take home pay is less than £625 per month, Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999, Child Tax Credit ONLY with an income of less than £16,105, or BOTH Child Tax Credit and Working Tax Credit with an income less than £7,500 (as assessed by HMRC).
Application forms can be submitted online:
School Meal Application Form
If we've asked you to provide documents and/or information to support a claim, you don’t need to visit our offices or send documents through the post. You can supply this information using our online evidence upload form.
If you require any further information or assistance please contact:
Customer Contact Centre
Dundee House, 50 North Lindsay Street
Dundee DD1 1QE
Tel: 01382 433458