Free School Meals / Uniform Grants

Information on Free School Meals and Uniform Grant to include eligibility, how to apply for support and contact details.

Proof of Benefit Letter

If you are in receipt of one of the following:

  • Income Support;
  • Income Based Jobseeker’s Allowance;
  • Income Related Employment and Support Allowance;
  • Guarantee Element of State Pension Credit;

you will need a Proof of Benefits letter when you apply for Free School Meals and Uniform for the 2023-24 school year. 

Request one now via Get a proof of benefit letter. It will take at least five days to be sent to you. Once you receive the letter keep it securely.

You must upload a copy of the letter when you apply.  It must be dated no earlier than the beginning of the month before you submit your application.

If you receive Tax Credits or Universal Credit you do not require the above letter. See our FAQs for information on what you need to apply.

Last updated: 22/04/2024