Porthcawl Comprehensive School / Ysgol Gyfun Porthcawl

Free School Meals

We are always happy to give advice and information regarding Free school meals and the School Uniform Grant. Please ring the school on 01656 774100.

The Welsh Government Website says ‘Children and young people, whose parents or carers receive certain benefits, are entitled to free school meals. A child/young person may be eligible for free school meals provided certain eligibility criteria are met. If these criteria are met, the parent must apply for their child to receive free school meals.’

In all cases the actual application for Free school meals and/or a Uniform grant is dealt with by Bridgend County Borough Council. Guidance and an application form can be found on the council’s website www.bridgend.gov.uk.

To obtain further advice and information on eligibility for these grants please contact:
Housing Benefit Section, P.O.Box 107 Civic Offices, Angel Street Bridgend, CF31 1WB.
Telephone 01656 643643 or email [email protected].

For further information on the criteria for Free School Meals, please visit https://www.gov.uk/apply-free-school-meals.

If you have children attending secondary school in years 7 to 11 you can also apply for a Distinctive School Uniform Grant.

Any enquiries regarding eligibility please contact the Housing Benefit Section, P.O.Box 107 Civic Offices, Angel Street Bridgend, CF31 1WB. Telephone 01656 643643, email- [email protected]

The application process for Free School Meals is now online. This can be found by searching for ‘BCBC Free School Meals’.

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