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Free School Meals

Dear Parent / Carer


We are writing to you as the new free school meal (FSM) entitlement provider for your school.


To assist with the handover to our service, we would be grateful if you could complete a FSM application form, if you are currently eligible for free school meals, or feel that you may be eligible.  This will allow us to gather the necessary information we need to carry out the checks and provide your school with the most up to date information regarding your entitlement.


Making an application is quick and simple to do using the online application form at

Free school meals - Cambridgeshire County Council

Free school meals for your child. If you were eligible for free school meals on 31 March 2018, you will receive free school meals until March 2022, regardless of any change in your circumstances while the Department for Education (DfE) rolls out Universal Credits. selecting “no” when asked if you have had a previous claim.


If you do not have internet access you can give the Team a call, and they can send you a form to complete by post. Paper forms should be returned to;


Education Welfare Benefits Team, (Free School Meals)

Cambridgeshire County Council

OCT 1222

Shire Hall




Please could we ask that your complete your application by 31 August 2020 to ensure that your child’s entitlement continues in September.


Yours Sincerely,

Dawn Rogers

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