School Dinners

Free School Meals has changed

One of the biggest changes is the introduction of a new qualifying benefit. Universal Credit (UC) is now a qualifying benefit. It is anticipated that the roll out of this benefit and the phasing out of existing qualifying benefits should be completed by March 2022.

Free School Meal applications are now made online via the Free School Meal “Citizen Portal” . You will then be given an instant decision. If you awarded Free School Meals you will be given a unique code which will need to be given to the school office either in writing or via email (a copy of the original code is preferable).

Useful links

Free School Meal Guidance Documents – Free School Meals Guidance – April 2018

Qualifying Benefits and Criteria –

Apply for Free School Meals – Here


More Info

We have been sent the letter below from our Catering Contractor, Devon Norse.  We have published it to reassure any of you who may have had concerns.  Please ask to speak to  Mrs Harvey or a member of our catering team if you have any questions.


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St Martin's C of E Primary and Nursery Younghayes Road, Cranbrook, Devon EX5 7DT
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