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Free school meals: how are they funded?

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Last updated on 5 September 2018
School types: All · School phases: All
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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.

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  1. 1 Pre-16 funding is not specifically designated for FSM
  2. 2 FSM supplementary grant during Universal Credit roll-out transition period
  3. 3 Post-16 pupils
  4. 4 Special schools
  5. 5 Funding for UIFSM

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