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Free school meals: how are they funded?
Mainstream schools should use their core budget allocations to provide FSM to pre-16 pupils, but the government has also introduced a FSM supplementary grant for 2018-19 and 2019-20. Find out the details about this grant and learn how FSM are funded in special schools and for post-16 pupils.
- Pre-16 funding is not specifically designated for FSM
- FSM supplementary grant during Universal Credit roll-out transition period
- Post-16 pupils
- Special schools
- Funding for UIFSM
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