Applicants can choose the most convenient way to apply for free school meals from the following:

Online here

Smartphone. Just go to their app store (such asAndroid Market or iTunes App Store) and search lookinglocal to download the app.

Web enabled mobile. Simply enter www.lookinglocal.gov.uk/hertsdirect into their browser.

Wii Console. enter www.lookinglocal.gov.uk/hertsdirect into their browser.

DigiTV – the details depend on the service subscribed to:

Sky

1. Go to channel 539 – The Community Channel
2. Press red
3. Choose Southern England
4. South East
5. Hertfordshire
6. Hertfordshire

Virgin

1. Press Home
2. Choose interactive
3. Choose News & Info
4. Looking Local
5. Choose Southern England
6. South East
7. Hertfordshire
8. Hertfordshire

Or …

1. Go to channel 233 – The Community Channel
2. Press Red
3. Choose Southern England
4. South East
5. Hertfordshire
6. Hertfordshire

By phone to the Customer Service Centre on 0300 123 4048.

Renewals

County carries out renewals for free school meals automatically. A review of the application is carried out on a monthly basis. They will inform the school if any circumstances have changed that would affect eligibility.

If your circumstances change please contact Customer Service Centre on 0300 123 4048 to update your details.

Students on Free School Meals have access to Pupil Premium Allocation

For more information on free school meals and other educational benefits in Hertfordshire, and the qualifying benefits visit here