School Dinners are provided by a company called Aspens. If you would like to know more about Aspens and the service that they provide, please open the following link:



How much does a School Meal Cost?

Primary School Meals: £2.53p

Secondary & Post 16: £2.70p

Is your child eligible for Free School Meals?

Did you know that for every child that is in receipt of a Free School Meal the school will receive a Pupil Premium Fund.

Who qualifies for free school meals?

Free school meals can only be awarded if you or your partner are claiming either;

  • Child Tax Credit, provided you are not entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual income (as assessed by HM Revenue and Customs) that does not exceed £16,190
  • Income Support
  • Income-based Jobseekers Allowance
  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • The Guaranteed element of Pension Credit
  • Working Tax Credit run on – paid for four weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit
  • Universal Credit

How do I apply for free school meals?

You can complete the online form at:

What happens after I have completed my application?

South Glos will check your eligibility for free school meals

  • If you qualify for a free school meal under benefit criteria, a letter will be sent to you confirming your free school meal entitlement.
  • Your child or children’s school will also be informed
  • Free school meals cannot be granted to any child until either South Glos Council or ourselves have received a correctly completed form
  • Entitlement to free school meals cannot be backdated
  • School will know if your child qualifies for a universal Infants free school meal