Free School Meals and Education Transport Team (Poole) - BCP Council
We are the first point of contact for information about free school meals and home to school and/or college transport for families living in Poole.
Transport assistance is provided for pupils living within the Poole area who meet eligibility criteria. Click here for further information.
Free School Meals: Free midday meals are available at school for children whose parents meet eligibility criteria.
Times, Age & Costs
- Times Available:
- Monday: 8:30am - 5.15pm
Tuesday: 8:30am - 5.15pm
Wednesday: 8:30am - 5.15pm
Thursday: 8:30am - 5.15pm
Friday: 8:30am - 4.45pm
- All Year Round
- From 5 years to 25 years .
- Majority of services are provided free where there is an entitlement under policy. Some transport services attract a charge, although a parent’s income is taken into account when considering whether or not to apply the charge.
Cultural & Additional Needs
- Referral Criteria:
Via Social Services
Via GP or other health professional
- Referral Procedure:
- Contact by telephone, e-mail or application form.
- Languages Spoken:
- Are your staff DBS Approved?
- Do you have a First Aid Policy?
- Do you have Public Liability Insurance?