Last updated: 11 January 2024

Next review: 11 January 2025

Apply for Free School Meals

Apply for free school meals online

If your child is entitled, you can print out proof to take to their school straightaway.

Apply at a LibraryPlus

You can also make an online claim for free school meals at the following libraries, from 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday:

  • North Chingford Library: The Green, Chingford, E4 7EN
  • Walthamstow Library: High Street, Walthamstow, E17 7JN
  • Leyton Library: High Road Leyton, E10 5QH
    Leytonstone Library: 6 Church Lane, Leytonstone, London E11 1HG

Apply when claiming Housing Benefit and/or Council Tax Support

You can apply when you claim either of these benefits. Just answer the free school meal questions on the form.