It's for students who are aged 16-18, or 19+ and have an Education Health and Care Plan (EHCP).
Students will also need to prove they, or their parents/guardians, are in receipt of one or more of the following:
Students, or their parents/guardians on their behalf, must make a successful application for free meals before they will be provided to the student.
Hampshire County Council Catering Services (HC3S) has an online service so you can check your eligibility for Free Student Meals. This self-service option is available at: https://www.cloudforedu.org.uk/ofsm/fe-apply/
For the online service, all you need to do is enter your name, national insurance number or asylum number, your address and your child’s details. Press ‘submit’ and you will find out if you are eligible.
If your result comes back ‘found’, this means your child is eligible for free student meals and the system will inform the College.