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Danesholme Junior Academy

Free School Meals

Please see below useful information regarding Free School Meals. 

Applying for Free School Meal entitlement for North Northants Council

To check if you are eligible for free school meals, please visit:


❗Please note: Each sibling must have an application for Free School Meals, either on the same application or individually.


Once you receive your application reference number and accompanying email, please provide this to the school office by emailing


🗓️Free school meals take approximately 7-10 working days to be authorised. Once authorised, Danesholme Junior Academy then receives a notification from North Northants Council with a start date.


✔️Danesholme Junior Academy will inform you when your claim has been accepted by North Northants Council and will inform Kingswood Catering.


Kingswood Catering cannot issue your Free School Meal entitlement until they have had notification from Danesholme Junior Academy. 

Any payments made to Kingswood Catering will be backdated and refunded up until your entitlement start date but only once North Northants Council inform us of your Free School Meal entitlement start date.


Contacting North Northants Council Free School Meal Team

Please see below contact details for applications and queries regarding Free School Meals.

NOTE: Due to the current Corvid-19 situation,North Northants Council are operating a website and email only service.




0300 126 1000

Office hours:

Monday & Tuesday – 8:30am til 4:30pm

Wednesday – 8:30am til 12:00pm


Additional support - Foodbank vouchers

If you require any additional support or need to access a foodbank voucher,

please contact Mrs Docherty on:


01536 741657 or email 

Please include your child's full name and class on all correspondence sent. Thank you