If you are a parent or carer, and receive any of the benefits below, then your child may be

eligible for Free School Meals.

  • Income Support

  • Income Based Jobseekers Allowance

  • Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999

  • Child Tax Credit (provided you are not also entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual gross household income of no more than £16,190)

  • The Guaranteed Element of State Pension Credit

  • Income Related Employment and Support Allowance

  • Working Tax Credit run on – paid for 4 weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit

If you are unsure if you qualify for Free School meals we can still check for you, complete the application below to find out if you are eligible.

If you would like to apply for Free School Meals you can:

Apply online here: FSM Application

If you need any further support please call the School reception on 0121 393 4459


Easter Holidays

You will be issued Wonde vouchers by Ark Victoria to the value of £3.00 for days your children are not able to attend school due to covid related reasons from 8/3/21 to end of term 1/4/21. You will also be issued vouchers from BCC to cover the Easter holidays.

Ark Victoria will be issuing benefit related FSM vouchers to all students who are entitled using the Edenred National Voucher Scheme starting 22/1/20 on a weekly basis until schools are reopened. The vouchers will be issued to all benefit related students who are not attending school to the value of £15.00 per week per child. Please click here for guides and frequently asked questions or contact school if you have any queries info@arkvictoria.org

Free School Meals Parent/Carer FAQs.pdf

FSM FAQ's - Arabic.pdf

FSM FAQ in Bangla.pdf

FSM FAQ's - Urdu.pdf

How to redeem FSM Vouchers.pdf

EDENRED Parent FSM guide booklet.pdf

Please use the link below to see the up to date goverment guidance on which pupils are benefits related to Free School vouchers