FOI Request - Free School Meals Eligibility
How many children, in primary (please divide primary totals into two categories of (a) P1 to P3, and (b) P4 and up) and secondary schools, are currently eligible for free school meals? If possible, please also provide these historical figures for the last 10 years.
The information is not held and is therefore exempt under Section 17 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002. Archive information no longer available.
We only collect information on pupils who are registered as entitled to free school meals. For ease this information is already accessible at http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/School-Education/SchoolMealsDatasets
Note: information is not broken down into P1-P3 or P4-P7 is not available for all the years requested (2005 to 2015)