The advantages of claiming free school meals are many. As well as ensuring that pupils are getting a healthy meal every day, it is to the advantage of every pupil in school, that all parents who are eligible to claim for free school meals should do so; even if your child does not take the free meal.
It is now possible to check to see if you qualify for free school meals by completing a simple online form.


*By clicking this link you will be leaving the Great Barr Academy website.

In most cases

  • a response will be provided immediately
  • you will not need to provide proof to the school
  • you will not need to reapply to confirm continued eligibility

To complete an application you will need handy:

  • Your own name and date of birth
  • Contact details
  • National Insurance Number or National Asylum Seekers Number
  • Child’s name and date of birth