Free School Meals
Context: Staffordshire County Council has received funding through the Department for Work and Pensions Household Support Fund. This funding is limited and must be used between 1st April 2023 and 31st March 2024 to support households with essential costs.
This fund is seeking to provide families of children who meet the eligibility criteria listed below, a £20 eVoucher for the holiday. This eVoucher will be sent direct to each child’s family by the Staffordshire Family Hub.
The child needs to attend an education setting within Staffordshire during the current term and meet the criteria listed below – so for example for the May 2023 eVoucher the child will need to be in attendance during the Spring Term 2023.
- Any child in receipt of a benefits-related Free School Meals
We will use the email address already held at the school.
If you wish to update this, please let the office know as a matter of urgency, so that vouchers can be issued.
February Half Term: The £20 e-voucher will be released on a staggered basis starting from 5th -12th February 2024.
Vouchers must be redeemed by 1st March 2024, or the funds will be reallocated to the Household Support Fund.
Easter Holiday: The £20 e-voucher will be released on a staggered basis starting from 18th - 21st March 2024.
Please note: If families have children in different schools, please note they may receive their vouchers on different days.
Vouchers must be redeemed by 10th April 2024, or the funds will be reallocated to the Household Support Fund.