Spring holiday free school meal direct payments

Wednesday 22 March 2023

Families who qualify for free school meals based on financial criteria will receive a single direct payment of £22 to cover the Spring holidays. This payment will be in bank accounts on, or around, Friday 31 March 2023.

You will 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.

If you are not already in receipt of school clothing grant or free school meals you can check if you’re eligible and apply on the free school meals and school clothing grants webpage.