Free School Meals

If you are a parent or carer, and receive any of the benefits below, then your child is eligible for Free School Meals. 
Income Support
Income Based Jobseekers Allowance
Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 
Child Tax Credit (provided you are not also entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual gross household income of no more than £16,190)
The Guaranteed Element of State Pension Credit
Income Related Employment and Support Allowance
Working Tax Credit run on – paid for 4 weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit
If your application for Free School Meals is successful, Handsworth Wood Girls’ Academy will also receive extra funding from the Government to use in support of teaching and learning (Pupil Premium). 
If you would like to apply for Free School Meals you can:
Apply online at
or ask at the School Reception for details.
Click the link below to download detailed instructions to help you apply.