Free school meals

On-line applications for Clothing Grants and Free School Meals for School Session 2020/21 will be available for submission from Monday 22nd June.

Eligibility criteria

Qualifying Benefit for Clothing Grants Qualifying Benefit for Free School Meals
Council Tax Reduction Child Tax Credit only where household income is £16,105 or less
Housing Benefit Child Tax Credit and Working Tax Credit where household income is £7,330 or less
Child Tax Credit only where household income is £16,105 or less Universal Credit where earned income is £610 or less per month
Child Tax Credit and Working Tax Credit where household income is less than £16,105 Income-based Jobseekers Allowance
Universal Credit where earned income is £1,342.08 or less per month Income Support
Income based Jobseekers Allowance Any Income related element of Employment and Support Allowance
Income Support Support under part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
Any Income related element of Employment and Support Allowance
Support under part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999.

Clothing Grants

  • The current value of a clothing grant is £110 per child where the parent/carer meets the eligibility criteria.
  • Only one application can be made per child for each school year
  • Clothing Grants are not available for children attending Early Year Centres
  • If your child has passed their official school leaving date, applications will only be processed once they have returned to school in August
  • Young people aged 16-18 years old who meet the eligibility criteria in their own right, can also claim clothing grant and free school meals
  • Children who attend primary school and receive free school meals will also receive free milk

Free School Meals

All P1-P3 pupils are entitled to Free School Meals. All P4 pupils at the following schools are entitled to Free School Meals

Braehead Primary School | Cairn Primary School | Dalmilling Primary School | Girvan Primary School | Kincaidston Primary School | Muirhead Primary School | Newton Primary School | Sacred Heart Primary School | St Cuthbert's Primary School | St John's Primary School. An application for Free School Meals does not require to be submitted for P1-P3 pupils and P4 pupils at the schools listed above but will be required for a Clothing Grant.

Application form

Apply for a clothing grant and/or free school meals.

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