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Free School Meals

Free school meals funding and Pupil Premium funding is a government grant of £985 per student per year that supports students within schools. The money goes directly to support the education of students who are allocated this grant within The Oxford Academy.

Please click the link below for a guide to how you can email your FSM voucher once you have received an email from the school.

Claiming your FSM voucher

This Funding Supports your child within The Oxford Academy by:

  • Adding money to entitled students cashless catering account allows them to access a school meal each day 
  • Providing a curriculum that is driven by the needs of our pupils 
  • Developing literacy and numeracy skills through a whole school focus and providing small group and individualised programmes of support
  • Creating a fund for entitled students to support their participation in educational trips and visits, extracurricular activities and other opportunities to boost learning
  • Improving the number of computer based resources within the school and for children to access from home

Your child may be eligible for free school meals if your family receive any of the following:

  • Income Support
  • Income-based Jobseekers Allowance
  • Income related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Support under part 6 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • The guaranteed element of the State Pension Credit
  • Child Tax Credit (providing you’re not also entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual income of no more than £16,190)
  • Working tax credit run-on
  • Universal Credit 
  • If the students are entitled to benefits within their own right

To see if your child is eligible, please reread the letter below or contact Jo Winterbourne, Student Welfare Manager.

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PP letter Sept 22 23rd Jan 2023 Download
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