Data and Information Team

School Meals

Free School Meal (FSM) information for Nursery and Primary Schools


Year   Number on roll Pupils taking FSM % taking FSM Pupils eligible for FSM % eligible for FSM
2011 Hampshire 94,843 7,913 8.3% 10,296 10.9%
  England 4,176,585 645,105 15.4% 751,025 18.0%
2010 Hampshire 94,752 7,757 8.2% 9,770 10.3%
  England 4,134,160 621,320 15.0% 717,060 17.3%
2009 Hampshire 94,810 6,699 7.1% 8,459 8.9%
  England 4,114,630 558,590 13.6% 656,570 16.0%


Free School Meal (FSM) information for Secondary Schools


Year   Number on roll Pupils taking FSM % taking FSM Pupils eligible for FSM % eligible for FSM
2011 Hampshire 70,058 4,437 6.3% 5,697 8.1%
  England 3,262,635 376,865 11.6% 476,220 14.6%
2010 Hampshire 70,132 4,241 6.0% 5,362 7.6%
  England 3,278,490 364,070 11.1% 464,670 14.2%
2009 Hampshire 70,490 3,518 5.0% 4,798 6.8%
  England 3,278,130 338,320 10.3% 438,860 13.4%


Notes:
  • Includes maintained schools and academies
  • National totals have been rounded to the nearest 5.
  • The number of pupils taking a free school meal refers to the day of the school census.
  • The number of pupils eligible for free school meals refers only to those pupils who are known by their school to be eligible.

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