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What happens next?
- Your eligibility for government free school meals and/or universal free school meals will be checked online
- If you qualify for a government free school meal under the benefit criteria, a letter will be sent to you confirming your free school meal award
- Your child's or children's school will also be informed
- Entitlement to free school meals cannot be backdated
- Schools will know that your child qualifies for a universal infants free school meal if they're in Reception, Year 1 or Year 2.
Free school meals
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