Windwhistle Primary School

Windwhistle Primary School

Windwhistle Primary School

Kingsley Road, Weston-super-Mare
North Somerset BS23 3TZ

Headteacher: Lyn Hunt BA(Ed) PGDip
lyn.hunt@windwhistleschool.co.uk
01934 629145

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  • There are still some places available for Reception in September 2018.  If you have a child who will be 5 in the next school year and don't yet have a place please give us a call!

Free School Meals

All pupils in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 are able to have a ‘Universal Free School Meal’ at lunchtime. This offer does not depend on your household income or whether you receive any benefits – every child in these classes is eligible to take up the offer. 

In a trial, it was found that pupils who ate a high quality school meal achieved better academically than those who did not. They were also more likely to eat healthier foods such as vegetables at lunchtime instead of less healthy foods such as crisps. Parents in the trial appreciated saving the cost of school meals (currently £2.15 per child per day) and not having to spend time preparing packed lunches.

Children in other school years will also be offered a free school lunch if their parent is receiving any of the benefits listed below:

  • Income Support
  • Income-based Jobseekers Allowance
  • Income-related Employment Support Allowance
  • Support under part 6 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • the guarantee element of State Pension Credit
  • Child Tax Credit (with no Working Tax Credit) with an annual income of no more than £16,190
  • Universal Credit 

APPLY ONLINE:

www.n-somerset.gov.uk/freeschoolmeals

Please ask the School Office if you have any questions about this

PLEASE NOTE: Registering for free meals could raise an extra £1,320 for your child’s school, to fund valuable support like extra tuition, additional teaching staff or after school activities. 

This additional money is available from central government for every child whose parent is receiving one of the benefits listed in the form. It is therefore important to sign up for free school meals, even if your child is in Reception, Year 1 or Year 2, so that your child’s school receives as much funding as possible.

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