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Families Rutland Information Service

Free School Meals

Parents in England do not have to pay for school meals if they receive any of the following:

  • Income Support
  • Income-based Jobseeker's Allowance
  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • The Guarantee element of State Pension Credit
  • Child Tax Credit, provided they are not entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual income (as assessed by HM Revenue & Customs) that does not exceed £16,190
  • Working Tax Credit 'run-on' - the payment someone may receive for a further four weeks after they stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit

To apply for free school meals or for more information, please contact your child's school.


Where to go

Rutland County Council
Catmose, Oakham
LE15 6HP

Other Details


Age Ranges
Children in Rutland Primary Schools
Referral required

Local Offer

This page was last updated on: 27/09/2017

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