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Drumbeat School & ASD Service

SCHOOL MEALS

School Meals are £2.10 per day £10.50 per week. If you think you qualify for free school meals please see criteria shown below. 

You can pay dinner monies weekly or termly in advance.  Please use ParentPay to do this www.parentpay.com If you need help using the site please ask in the office.

Alternatively you can send your child into school with a packed lunch.

FREE SCHOOL MEALS

If you qualify for free school meals, your child’s school will also benefit as they will receive additional money from the Government. Free school meals cannot be backdated, so you should apply as soon as your children require free meals.  If you need help applying please ask in the school office.

Who is eligible for free school meals

If you receive any of the following benefits you are entitled to free school meals

  • Income support
  • Job Seeker’s Allowance (income-based)
  • Employment Support Allowance (income-related).
  • Child Tax Credit, provided you are not entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual income (as assessed by Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs) that does not exceed £16,190
  • Guarantee Element on Pension Credit
  • Support under part VI of the Asylum Act 1999.

You can apply online www.lewisham.gov.uk, or by calling the team on 020 8314 6221 (10 am-4 pm Monday to Friday). If you qualify we will be notified by the next working day.

Your free school meals will continue as long as you receive a qualifying benefit. You do not need to reapply each year - just tell Pupil Support if your child changes school.

Contact:

Student and Pupil Support

Third Floor
1 Laurence House, Catford Road
 SE6 4RU

tel: 020 8314 6221
email: upil.support@lewisham.gov.uk

AccessPoint Catford

London Borough Of Lewisham
1 Laurence House, Catford Road
SE6 4RU

tel: 020 8314 6000