May Holiday and Coronation Holiday free school meal direct payment

Monday 24 April 2023

Families who qualify for free school meals based on financial criteria will receive a single direct payment of £4.40 for free school meals (2 days x £2.20 free meal daily total) to cover the two holiday dates on 1 May and 8 May. This payment will be in bank accounts on, or around, Friday 28 April 2023.

You’ll receive a payment if you have a child currently in

  • P1-P5 who is in receipt of school clothing grant.
  • P6-S6 who is in receipt of free school meals during term time.