December 2023 holiday period voucher information:
If you were issued vouchers for the October half term 2023, vouchers to cover the December 2023 holiday period will be issued automatically, no new application is required.
- Vouchers will be issued week commencing Monday 11 December 2023 in the following ways:
- The vast majority of vouchers will be issued by the school your child attends.
- Parents of Home Educated pupils will be emailed a voucher code or sent a letter with a voucher code.
- Parents of children attending Independent Special Schools outside of Salford, will be emailed a voucher code or sent a letter with a voucher code.
- Parents of children attending Independent or Independent Special Schools in Salford, who do not want supermarket vouchers, will be able to collect them from Broughton Hub, and will be sent a letter to confirm this.
If you haven’t previously received vouchers, and only where your child is home educated or attends an Independent School or Independent Special School, you will need to submit a new application, by no later than Monday 04 December 2023, using the form below.
Only use this form if you child is home educated or attends an Independent school or Independent Special School
The majority of schools and academies in Salford are State funded, so are not Independent Schools!
New voucher application for home educated children or those attending Independent Schools or Independent Special Schools
New applications, including supporting evidence of entitlement to claim free school meals, should be received by Monday 04 December 2023.
Parents whose new applications are received after this date will not be eligible to receive vouchers.
To claim families must be in receipt one of the following:
- Income Support
- Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
- Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
- The guaranteed element of Pension Credit
- Child Tax Credit only with and income under £16,190 (Please note: If your tax credit award includes any amount of Working Tax credit, that excludes you from claiming FSM)
- Working Tax Credit run-on - paid for four weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit. (Please note: We will contact Tax Credits to confirm this)
- Universal Credit (not working)
- Universal Credit (working) where earnings reported by your employer, for one payment period, should be no more than £616.67.
- Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
Please call Spirit of Salford 0800 952 1000 if you require support, for example with digital access.
If your child is home educated or attends an Independent School or Independent Special School and you have an enquiry about vouchers, pleases use the voucher enquiry form