Only one in 10 Northamptonshire pupils are claiming free school meals

Here's how Northamptonshire compares to the national average for free school meals

Only one in 10 Northamptonshire pupils are claiming free school meals, new data has revealed.

However, nationally the number of children receiving free school meals in England is at its highest level since 2014. Here's how Northamptonshire compares to the national average.

11 per cent of primary school pupils in Northamptonshire claimed free school meals

5. Primary schools

11 per cent of primary school pupils in Northamptonshire claimed free school meals
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In Northamptonshire secondary schools, only nine per cent of pupils claimed free school meals

6. Secondary schools

In Northamptonshire secondary schools, only nine per cent of pupils claimed free school meals
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The number of children receiving free school meals in England is at its highest level since 2014

7. National increase

The number of children receiving free school meals in England is at its highest level since 2014
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The proportion of pupils eligible for and claiming free school meals has increased following protections during the roll out of Universal Credit

8. Universal Credit

The proportion of pupils eligible for and claiming free school meals has increased following protections during the roll out of Universal Credit
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