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Danesholme Junior Academy

Free School Meals

Please see below useful information regarding Free School Meals. 


January 2021 - National Lock down

Voucher delivery dates







5th – 8th January (inclusive)



13th January







11th – 15th January (inclusive)



19th January








18th January – 22nd January


25th – 29th January



20th January








1st - 5th February


8th – 12th February



2nd February 






15th – 19th February




w/c 8th February






22nd - 26th  February


1st - 5th March

23rd February  Edenred £30

Free School Meal vouchers - National Lockdown

These vouchers are set at £15 per week, per eligible child. 

Huggg - February half term (15th - 19th February)


To cover the 1 week February half term (15th - 19th February), Northamptonshire County Council will be using Huggg to provide a £15 supermarket voucher code. 


Danesholme Junior Academy will email this code to you in week commencing 8th February - please remember to check your junk mail. 


At the bottom of this web page, you wil see a "Huggg - Meal Vouchers - Guide for Parents" .

Please refer to this guide to help use this site. 


Edenred - DfE government scheme


From week commencing 18th January, the DfE will be using the Edenred scheme to issue Free School Meal vouchers.

Edenred user guides for Parents are available at the bottom of this page. 


Danesholme Junior Academy have uploaded all of the specific information to the Department of Education (DfE) site. These voucher codes will be emailed to you once they become available. 

Please refer to the above table for the delivery dates of these vouchers being emailed to you. 

Please keep an eye on your inbox and junk mail box. Thank you

Morrisons e-voucher - 19th January 2021


Please keep a look out for an email with a link to a Morrisons' e-voucher which was sent on Tuesday 19th January.

This voucher has a value of £15 to cover the period of 11th January to 15th January inclusive. 


Morrisons e-voucher - 13th January 2021


Please keep a look out for an email with a link to a Morrisons' e-voucher which was sent on Wednesday 13th January.

This voucher has a value of £12 to cover the period of 5th January to 8th January inclusive.



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. 



Applying for Free School Meal entitlement for Northamptonshire County 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 Northamptonshire County Council with a start date. This may take longer at present due to the Covid-19 lock down.


✔️Danesholme Junior Academy will inform you when your claim has been accepted by Northamptonshire County 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 Northamptonshire County Council inform us of your Free School Meal entitlement start date.


Contacting Northamptonshire County 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, Northants County 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