The service supports Free School Meals and/or School Clothing Allowance applications in accordance with legislation and policy.
The Pupil Benefits Team works with Schools, Academies and Citizens in relation to the administration of Free School Meals and/or School Clothing Allowance applications in accordance with legislation and policy.
Objectives of the service
The Pupil Benefits Team will:
- process applications in respect of Free School Meals and/or School Clothing Allowance
- provide an enquiry counter service and telephone enquiry service Monday to Friday
- provide application forms and related stationery
- carry out regular ongoing eligibility checks throughout the claim period
Cost for Academies
The cost for the Pupil Benefits Team to deliver this service is based on the pupil head count for the Academy (it is not based on numbers receiving free school meals) at £6.00 per pupil plus VAT
Academies will need to issue their own invoices to families, Pupil Benefits do not provide this service.
Nottingham City Council is not able to assist with or fund School Clothing Allowance for pupils attending Academies.
Tel: 0115 9154084