Free School Meals and Travel Assistance

Your child might be eligible if you access:

  • Income Support

  • Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance or Employment and Support Allowance

  • Support under part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999

  • The guaranteed element of Pension Credit

  • Child Tax Credit (provided you’re not also entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual gross income of no more than £16,190)

  • Working Tax Credit run-on

  • Universal Credit, provided you have an annual net earned income not exceeding £7,400 (£616.67 per month)

If your child is currently eligible, a free school meal will be provided. For any child offered a place who is eligible for pupil premium (i.e. who has been eligible for free school meals and travel assistance) we will provide:

  • Confidentiality - about financial arrangements with regard to your child.

  • SVS has someone you can talk to privately about any financial concerns.

To apply for SMBC free school meals (FSM) or Travel Assistance, kindly request the relevant form from the Reception.