Apply for free school meals and pupil premium

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You can apply for free school meals, and pupil premium online. Please make sure that your child is eligible for free school meals before applying. 

We will check your eligibility with HM Revenue and Customs, The Home Office and the Department of Work and Pensions.

We will email or write to you to let you know the outcome of your application. If you are eligible, we will give you the date your child’s free school meals will start. We will also notify your child’s school. Please note that we are unable to backdate any claim.

Apply for free school meals and pupil premium

Data protection privacy notice

The information is collected by the Free School Meals Team. It is only used to determine eligibility for Free School Meals and Pupil Premium. We will keep it in a secure environment until your child’s 25th birthday. After this time, we will destroy it.

The outcome will be shared with your child’s relevant school. We may share with other relevant professionals within Cornwall Council. This will only be to inform their work and the services we provide (for example, school transport).

To see what data we hold about you, ask us to change or erase this data, you should contact the Free School Meals Team.  Please email schoolmeals@cornwall.gov.uk or telephone 0300 1234 101.

Read a full copy of our Privacy Notice.

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