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Lisnagelvin Primary School, Richill Park, Londonderry

Apply for Free School Meals

8th Jul 2020

Applying for free school meals will change this year.

Free School Meals / Uniform Grant Applications 2020/21

  • Current eligible families - Claimants who are currently in receipt of support for the 2019/20 year will receive a pre-populated form for the 2020/21 year which must be completed and returned as soon as possible. Forms to begin arriving week commencing 6 July 2020.
  • New Applicants - New applicants will be able to apply online from Wednesday 8 July 2020. See below for more information and to apply.

Step 1: Complete Application form online

Free School Meals/School Uniform/Physical Education Clothing applications for new applicants for the 2020/21 school year can now be made online by clicking link below.

Click here to complete online application

Complete Paper Application form

You can also:

  • Download a paper application using the link below, or
  • Collect a paper application from:
    • your local Education Authority Office;      
    • your local Jobs and Benefits Office;  
    • your local Advice NI office.

If you are currently in receipt of free school meals please DO NOT USE THE FORMS ABOVE as an application will be sent to you which you must complete and return as soon as possible.

Claimants must complete ONLY ONE APPLICATION FORM; either a pre-populated form which has been sent to you or a paper application which you have obtained from any of the offices below or that you have downloaded from this site or an online application.

If you complete more than one application any support due will be delayed.

Meals and Uniforms Allowance 2020-21 Application Formpdf827.73 KB

Free School Meals and Uniform Allowance Notes 2020-21pdf693.92 KB

Step 2: Read the notes provided with the application form

The notes provide useful information including the responsibility of a claimant when making a claim and the current clothing allowance rates.

Step 3: Complete the application form and return

  • Complete the application form and provide verification of the benefit, Tax Credits or Universal Credits which you receive.
  • Return the application form to your local Education Authority Office: EA Omagh Office, 1 Hospital Road, Omagh, Co Tyrone, BT79 0AW.