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Free School Meals

Break and Lunchtime

Breakfast is available to all pupils before school from 8.25am. 

Morning Break – Pupils are able to purchase bacon or sausage barms, toast, croissants etc.

Lunchtime – A wide variety of healthy meals are available from the fantastic catering team.  


Packed Lunches

Pupils may bring a packed lunch to school which they will eat in the dining areas. No energy/fizzy drinks are allowed in school. We do not allow pupils to take food outside, when eating we insist that all pupils sit down at the tables.


Fulwood Academy is a cashless school.  Payment for breakfast, lunch, uniform, trips etc. is through ParentPay. If you haven’t set up a ParentPay account please contact the school office. Some families will qualify for free school meals. Please see below for more information.

Free School Meals

Free school meals are offered to children of families who are in receipt of:

  • Income Support or
  • Job Seekers Allowance (Income based) or
  • Support under part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 or
  • The Guaranteed element of State Pension Credit or
  • Income related Employment Support Allowance or
  • Child Tax Credit and are not entitled to Working Tax Credit and your annual income, as assessed by the Inland Revenue, does not exceed £16,190 (April 10 figure)
  • Working Tax Credit during the four week period immediately after your employment finishes or after you start to work less than 16 hours per week.

You can apply for Free School Meals through the local council and it's really easy to do online at the following links:

Lancashire Residents - Free School Meals Information