Application Form for Free School Meals and Clothing Grant

CLOTHING GRANT

All parents in receipt of Family Credit or Income Support are eligible for a clothing grant to ensure that their children are able to make use of educational provision. Parents who wish to apply for a clothing grant may download an application form which is in pdf format here.  Alternatively, they may wish to contact the school office, or the Education & Children Services Department, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar directly, for a form.

FREE SCHOOL MEALS

Parents who wish to apply for free school meals may download an application form which is in pdf format here.  Alternatively, they may wish to contact the school office, or the Education & Children Services Department, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar directly, for a form.

A free meal constitutes the equivalent of a two course meal and this can include filled rolls, salads, various main course items, accompanied by vegetable, side salad and potatoes as the first course and a choice of cold/hot dessert, yoghurt/fresh fruit etc as a second course. A glass of milk or fruit juice is also sometimes available as part of the two course meal depending on the menu.

Items such as bottled drinks, baking, etc do not form part of the ‘free meal’ content, so must be purchased separately.

Children are entitled to a free lunch meal where they are:

¨ a pupil in P1-3

¨ children of families who receive Income Support;

¨ children of families who receive Income Based Job Seeker’s Allowance;

¨ children of families who receive support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999;

¨ children who receive Income Support or Income Based Job Seeker’s Allowance in their own right;

¨ children of families who receive Child Tax Credit but do not receive a Working Tax Credit and who have an annual income (as assessed by the Inland Revenue) of below £13,480.

FSM and CG APPLICATION FORM 2017-18

 

 

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