Free School Meals


If your child attends a Nottinghamshire County Council maintained school and you also receive one of the following support payments you will be entitled to free school meals. Your child will also be entitled to free school milk.

  • Income support
  • Income-based jobseekers allowance
  • Income-related employment support allowance
  • Support under part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • The guarantee element of state pension credit
  • Child tax credit (but not entitled to working tax credit) and have an annual income that does not exceed £16,190 (as assessed by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs)

Children who receive income support or income related employment support allowance in their own right are also eligible to receive free school meals (this situation often applies to post-16 pupils in special schools).

For any further help or advice, see our website or by telephoning 0300 500 80 80

Download the FSM Application Here

School Milk

Every child under five is entitled to free school milk. If your child is over five then they are entitled to subsidised milk, unless they are entitled to Free School Meals.

You will need to fill in the ‘Cool Milk’ application form below or alternatively, visit their website or telephone 0844 854 2913:

Cool Milk Information

Cool Milk Application Form