Eligible for Free School Meals.

Your child might be able to get free school meals if you get any of the following:

Universal Credit - your household income must be less than £7,400 a year (after tax and not including any benefits you get)

 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 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 paid for 4 weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit. Some schools in Kent manage their own Free Schools Meals application process. For more information, go

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