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Free school meals (FSM): eligibility

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Last updated on 10 May 2018
School types: All · School phases: All
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Which pupils are eligible for free school meals? We list the current eligibility criteria for FSM, and explain the arrangements for nursery pupils, students in sixth forms and FE colleges, looked after children and children of asylum seekers. You will also find guidance on checking eligibility.

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  1. 1 Eligibility criteria
  2. 2 Nursery
  3. 3 Post-16
  4. 4 Looked after children
  5. 5 Adopted pupils
  6. 6 Children of asylum seekers
  7. 7 Checking eligibility

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