Free school meals

3. Apply

Apply online

Please note you cannot use this form to apply for:

  • children attending a private nursery - they are not entitled to free school meals

For all other applications:

Apply for free school meals and pupil premium >

What happens next

We will confirm whether you are eligible by email.

If you are eligible, we will let the school know that your child can have free school meals.

Schools differ in how they inform the dinner service who can get free school meals. Please contact your school if you have any questions.

Apply by post

Download the application form:

Please return completed forms to:

PO Box 100
Pupil Access Team
Lancashire County Council
County Hall
Fishergate Hill
Preston PR1 0LD

If you apply by post we will notify you by email, or post if you do not provide an email address.

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