Dear Parent/Carer,

Birmingham City Council Announcement 

You may have seen on this evenings news that whilst the national decision on free school meals remains the same that Birmingham City Council have decided to issue vouchers for eligible families. Here is an extract from an email from Birmingham City Council that school received this evening:

‘We are working to ensure vouchers or equivalent can be provided retrospectively to schools after the half-term break to be distributed to families.’ 

Therefore children who are eligible for free school meals (income related) not Key stage 1 universal free school meals will be issued with vouchers after half term, once the city council have made them available.

Further support for families is available from Birmingham Children’s Partnership – locality contact details here https://www.birmingham.gov.uk/info/50224/birmingham_children_s_partnership/2156/birmingham_children_s_partnership_-_resources/2

Wishing you all a healthy and safe half term break.

Bishop Challoner Catholic College