Free School Meals
Parents claiming some benefits can claim free school meals for any of their children who are registered at Nether Hall School. School meals are a good way to ensure that your child eats well at lunchtime and you can save yourself time and money.
Even if you don't want your children to have the meals, claiming them helps the school. The more eligible parents who claim meals, the more funding Nether Hall school receives. This money allows us to provide additional support for pupils, resources and activties such as music lessons. It also helps to subsidise trips and activities which are outlined on our Pupil Premium page.
Your child may be eligible for free school meals If you receive:-
If your child is eligible for free school meals, they will remain eligible until they finish school.
Any students in full-time attendance at school, who continue to be eligible, may receive free school meals until their 19th birthday.
How do I apply for FREE SCHOOL MEALS?
For Leicester City Residents: You can apply online at http://freeschoolmeals.leicester.gov.uk or phone on 0116 454 1009 (make sure you have your national insurance number when you call)
For Leicestershire County Council residents: Apply online at https://www.leicestershire.gov.uk/education-and-children/social-care-and-supporting-families/free-school-meals. Please note you have to register to use the online portal.
You can provide proof of eligibility as follows:-
For all qualifying benefits listed;
Complete the details of the person claiming benefit on the application form and tick the box to give your permission for the Local Authority to check your entitlement online.
Alternatively you can provide proof in one of the following ways:
If you have no recourse to public funds (NRPF) please access the information on the Leicester City Council website to check eligibility. https://www.leicester.gov.uk/schools-and-learning/grants-and-allowances/free-school-meals/free-school-meals-for-families-with-no-recourse-to-public-funds/
If you need any help completing the form then we are only too happy to help.