Free school meals

Primary 1, 2 and 3 pupils


All Primary Schools in Scotland offer free school meals to every Primary 1-3 pupil.

Low income families


Families on a low income or who receive income support, family credit or income-based jobseekers allowance may be entitled to free school meals. 

  • Free school meals applications can be made at any time during the year. 
  • Free meals will be provided from the date the application is approved.
  • If you didn't get a grant for your child last year, you will need to fill in an application form.

Applications for free school meals can be made throughout the year.

Please take your completed application form, along with the documents requested, to:

your nearest local office,  


Customer First,
Port Street,

or post to

Stirling Council,
Teith House,
Kerse Road,
FK7 7QA. 

More about School Meals.

Find out more about school meals - dietary food, menus for primaries and secondaries, recipes and other catering services we provide.

If you would like to know more about School Meals and Catering Services, please telephone Facilities Management Services on 01786 233252 or 01786 233248.