Last updated: 11 January 2024

Next review: 11 January 2025

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.