Free School Meals


Are you eligible to receive Free School Meals?

Make sure you don't miss out! 

Parents/Guardians are entitled to get free school meals/milk for their children if they receive:

  • Income Support, or
  • Income-Based Jobseekers Allowance, or
  • Guaranteed Pension Credit, or
  • Child Tax Credit with a total annual taxable income of less than £16,190 and are NOT receiving Working Tax Credit, or
  • Have successfully obtained asylum status, or
  • People who claim Income-related Employment and Support Allowance.

If you are a foster carer, and receiving a fostering  allowance, you are not eligible to claim free school meals for those children  you are fostering.

If you think you might be eligible for Free School Meals, visit Wirral Free School Meals - Apply Online to make an application!

The application is also available to download and print using the download link below.