Free School Meals

If you receive any of the benefits listed below, and your child attends an LA maintained school or Academy in Bath and North East Somerset, please register for free school meals - eligible by benefit (EBB).

Registrations could attract pupil premium funding for your child’s school, £1,320 per primary pupil and £935 per secondary pupil.

  • Universal credit (provided you have an annual net earned income of no more than £7,400, as assessed by earnings from up to three of your most recent assessment periods)
  • Income support   
  • Income-based jobseekers allowance
  • Income related employment support allowance
  • Child tax credit (without working tax credit) and have and annual household income (as assessed by HMRC) below £16,190
  • Working tax credit run-on which is only paid for four weeks after you STOP qualifying for Working Tax Credit
  • The guaranteed element of state pension credit
  • Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999.

Please contact the team at or call 01225 394317.

Visit Bath and North East Somerset Council free school meals to download and complete a form online.