Free School Meals

Free School Meals

Free School Meals is administered through Essex County Council. All Applications should be made using the link below.

https://www.essex.gov.uk/Education-Schools/Schools/Pupil-Parent-Support/Pages/Free-school-meals.aspx

Maltings Academy operates a 'cashless' catering system. All students have a swipe card which they can top up with funds. Free school meals students have the funds automatically added each day. To be eligible for Free School Meals you must receive one of the following benefits:

  • Income Support
  • Jobseekers Allowance
  • Child Tax Credit (not Working Tax Credit) with an annual income not exceeding £16,040
  • Pension Guarantee Credit
  • Employment and Support Allowance (income related)
  • Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999