Free School Meal Payments

Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council has decided to issue bank transfer payments to parents of those pupils entitled to free school meals who attend a school in the County of Neath Port Talbot. The amount payable will be £19.50 per week for each eligible pupil, this does not include nursery pupils. The payment will be paid direct into your bank account. Please note that the Authority is unable to make payments into post office or credit union accounts.

If you don’t have a bank account please call our contact centre on 01639 686868 to request a food parcel delivery.

How to receive payments

To receive payment you will need to complete the form below. You will need to provide the following:

  • Your bank account details (bank account number, sort code and account name)
  • Your child / children’s legal name
  • Your child's date of birth.

Please note payment cannot be made to a third party. 

Free School meal payments for continuing pupils all ready in receipt of the payments has been  extended. The last payment will be made on Monday 7th September 2020 (this covers up to Friday 11th September 2020).

We emphasise strongly the need to provide your details as quickly as possible in order that we may release your payment.

Parents / Carers should be aware of scams asking for bank information for meal payments.

Please note the council will never phone you and ask for your bank details.

For any further queries, please contact us:
Schools and Family Support Team on 01639 763515 or email: