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Apply for free school meals

You can apply online for free school meals if your child attends school within Walsall Borough and you meet the eligibility criteria.

Apply for free school meals online

Alternatively, you can download the free school meals application form and print it off, or ask at your child's school for a copy. You'll need to send your completed form to the free school meals team by email, or by post.

Download the free school meals application form (PDF)

We will process your claim and will write to tell you if you are eligible. We'll also contact your child's school.

Not all schools use our eligibility checking service. If your child attends one of the following schools you'll need to apply directly to the school: 


  • Busill Jones Primary School
  • Croft Academy
  • Goldsmiths Primary Academy
  • Lodge Farm Academy
  • Rivers Academy
  • Ryders Hayes School
  • Reedswood E-ACT Academy
  • Wood Bank Academy


  • Barr Beacon Academy
  • Blue Coat Church of England Academy
  • Joseph Leckie Academy
  • The Streetly Academy
  • West Walsall E-ACT Academy
  • Willenhall E-ACT Academy