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Free school meals (FSM): eligibility

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Last updated on 19 September 2018
School types: All · School phases: All
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Find out the current eligibility criteria for free school meals (FSM), and learn about the transitional protections in place during the Universal Credit rollout period.

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Contents

  1. 1 Eligibility criteria
  2. 2 Transitional protections during Universal Credit rollout 
  3. 3 Nursery
  4. 4 Post-16
  5. 5 Looked after children
  6. 6 Adopted pupils
  7. 7 Children of asylum seekers
  8. 8 Checking eligibility

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