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Free School Meals/Uniform Allowance 2021/22

Latest information from Education Authority regarding FreeSchool Meals/Uniform Allowance for 2021/22 school year...


Current Eligible Families and New Applicants


Parents/guardians who are currently in receipt of support for the 2020/21 school year will not be sent a pre-populated form for the 2021/22 school year.


All parents/ guardians (including new applicants) are required to apply on-line from Monday, 7 June 2021 via the EA website It is recommended that parents/ guardians apply during the month of June, or as early as possible, to enable applications to be processed for support to be in place for their children for the new school year.


Parents/ guardians are being advised of the importance of providing valid Bank or Building Society account details in the claimant’s own name. Payments cannot be made into Post Office accounts.