Your child must attend a maintained school in the Thurrock area. You must be in receipt of one of the following benefits:
If you are seeking asylum then the Application Registration Card or Form SAL 1 or SAL 2 from The Asylum & Immigration Service can be used to prove this.
Only the above situations entitle children to free meals in accordance with Government legislation.
Download and print Form SA1: Application for Free School Meals from the Pupil Support: Free School Meals page.
None, the authority will verify benefits through the Free School Meals Eligibility Checking Service (ECS).
As long as you are in receipt of benefit.
It is your responsibility to advise the Awards & Benefits Team of the change in your circumstances.
You can download a 'Change of Circumstance' form from the Pupil Support: Free School Meals page.