St Thomas CE (VC) Primary School
8.30am - 4.30pm
Our school works closely with the other schools around us to provide additional opportunities for our children. To find out about who we work with, and what we do click here...
It is very important for all young people to eat a healthy, balanced diet and Kirklees Catering Service takes this responsibility very seriously. Here are some facts about our service and the meals we offer in school:
For more information please click here to visit the Kirklees School Meals webpage.
Statutory Free School Meals (benefits related free school meals)
Children and young people who live in Kirklees and who:
and whose parents or carers receive one or more of the following:
can apply for Statutory Free School Meals:
Schools receive extra funding for every child who is entitled to Statutory Free School Meals so please support us by registering if you are eligible.
Children who are entitled to Statutory Free School Meals also receive free school milk which is available to all other pupils on payment of a termly fee and we can also provide free packed lunches to take on school trips.
Your application is anonymous, no one will know you have applied and it will not affect any other benefits you are claiming.
If you are unsure if you are eligible or need help with your application, please contact the school office and Mrs Ball or Mrs Mitchell will be happy to help you.
For further information please contact Kirklees Free School Meals on 01484 221928 or email@example.com.
Universal Infant Free School Meals
Children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 who are not eligible for Statutory Free School Meals under the scheme above receive free meals (but not milk) under a different scheme called Universal Infant Free School Meals, no application is required.
From Year 3 onwards, families either pay for school meals or can claim Statutory Free School Meals if they are eligible.