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Tua'r Goleuni – Towards the Light

Free School Meals[Prydau Ysgol am Ddim]

Free School MealsPrydau Ysgol am Ddim




Who is entitled to free school meals?

Your child or children may qualify for free school meals if you are able to meet the following criteria:

  • You or your partner have a child for whom you receive child benefit and who is attending a school or college in Cardiff

And you and your partner are:

  • Receiving Income Support
  • Income Based Jobseekers Allowance
  • Receiving Child Tax Credit (but not Working Tax Credit) with an annual income (as assessed by the Inland Revenue) not exceeding £16,190
  • Receive support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • Receive Employment Support Allowance (Income Related) (ESA (IR))
  • Guaranteed element of State Pension Credit

How to apply for free school meals

Applying for free school meals is a lot easier than you might think. If you think you may be eligible for free school meals you should apply to the LEA using the free school meal application form.

For further information, please follow this link or contact:

Chief Schools & Lifelong Learning Officer
Schools & Lifelong Learning Service
Cardiff Council
County Hall
CF10 4UW