We want to make sure that we are providing every child with the best education and support we can. Healthy school food has obvious health benefits and can help pupils establish healthy habits for life. Healthy school food can also help to improve pupils’ readiness to learn.

We offer an excellent hot food service at the academy. Please click here for details of our catering provision and menus.  We also offer all students a free breakfast of either bagels, cereals or porridge.

Families who receive certain benefits may be eligible for free school meals.  A child is eligible for free school meals if their parent/carer is in receipt of one of the following benefits:

  • Universal Credit with an annual net earned income of no more than £7,400
  • Income Support
  • Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Support under Part 6 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • The guarantee element of Pension Credit
  • Working Tax Credit run-on (paid for the four weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit)
  • Child Tax Credit (with no Working Tax Credit) with an annual income of no more than £16,190

Families registering for free meals could also raise an extra £1,035 per eligible student for the academy, to fund valuable support like extra tuition, additional teaching staff, uniform and after school activities and trips.  This additional money is available from central government for every child whose parent is receiving one of the benefits listed above.

Eligible families will also receive allocated support of £75.00 per eligible free school meal pupil in December 2023 if they are eligibility is confirmed before Friday 17 November 2023.

To check if your child is eligible, parents/carers can apply for free schools meals for their child(ren) online via the Lincolnshire County Council by clicking here or by contacting the main office to ask the team to make the application on their behalf.

We ask that all families complete an online application so that they receive entitlement automatically should their situation change.