Nacton C of E Primary School

Limitless Learning Nurtured by our Christian Ethos

Free School Meals

All pupils in Reception (Tigers Class) Year 1 and 2 (Lions Class) are entitled to free school meals under the Government’s ‘Universal Infant Free School Meals’ initiative. Please ask in the office if you would like a copy of the menu, or click on the link below.

Free meals are available to those children whose parents receive:

  • Income Support
  • Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • The Guaranteed element of State Pension Credit
  • Child Tax Credit, provided they are not also entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual gross income of no more than £16,190, as assessed by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs
  • Working Tax Credit run-on – paid for 4 weeks after they stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit
  • Universal Credit


To apply it is necessary to complete the application form available online or from:

Southern & Northern Area Education Office, Free School Meals
Constantine House
5 Constantine Road
Telephone: (01473) 260989