Are school meals available ?

Very good school meals are available from our own school kitchen. Provision is made for those who prefer to bring packed lunches. Special diets are available within reason if medical evidence is supplied.
The school supports the guidance given to it in the Education Services Health Policies. Through environmental study topics on health and support given to healthy eating initiatives, Inverkip School, embraces the promotion of the Health Promoting School ethos. Pupils are encouraged to have greater health awareness, to be involved in the numerous physical activities offered and to become discerning in their diet.
Inverkip Primary was awarded 'Health Promoting School' status in May 2009.

Children of parents in receipt of one of the following benefits are entitled to a free midday meal:

  • Income Support
  • Income-based Job Seeker's Allowance
  • Child Tax Credit, but not Working Tax Credit, and where income is less than £16,040 (as assessed by the Inland Revenue)
  • An asylum seeker receiving support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • Any income related element of Employment and Support Allowance
  • Parent or carer is in receipt of Working Tax Credit with an income below the threshold forreceipt of maximum Working Tax Credit (currently income below £6,420).

Information and application forms for free school meals may be obtained from schools and
Education Services, 105 Dalrymple Street, Greenock, PA15 1HU. In addition such children will be entitled to free milk.


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