The Government believes that the Pupil Premium, which is additional to main school funding, is the best way to address the current underlying inequalities between children eligible for Pupil Premium and their more advantaged peers by ensuring that funding to tackle disadvantage reaches the pupils who need it most.
Free School Meal and Pupil Premium Entitlement
Who can get free school meals?
All pupils in reception, year one or year two in primary schools are entitled to free school meals.
Children in other years could get free school meals if you get:
If your child is in or starting reception, year one or year two you do not need to apply for free school meals. Just contact school to say you wish your child to have a school lunch. If you get any of the above benefits please register your child so the school can benefit from pupil premium.
Your child's free school meals will stop at the end of year two, unless you receive the above qualifying benefits and you have already registered your child with Lancashire County Council.
Please click on the link below to find details on how to claim.