Free School Meals vouchers

Voucher scheme launches for children with Free School Meals

Children eligible for free school meals will benefit from a national voucher scheme allowing them to continue to access meals whilst they stay at home. Schools can now provide every eligible child with a weekly shopping voucher worth £15 to spend at supermarkets while schools are closed due to COVID-19. Parents will receive the voucher through their child’s school, which can then be redeemed online via a code, or sent to their house as a gift card and used at supermarkets across the country.

If you have a query about COVID-19, relating to schools and other educational establishments in England contact the Department for Education helpline on 0800 046 8687.

Lines are open Monday to Friday from 8am to 6pm and weekends 10am to 4pm.

If you have a query about COVID-19, relating to schools and other educational establishments in England contact our helpline.

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