Winter holiday free school meal direct payment

Friday 15 December 2023

Families who qualify for free school meals based on financial criteria will receive a single payment of £22 to cover the holiday period. This payment will be in bank accounts on, or around, Friday 22 December 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.

If you are not already in receipt of school clothing grant or free school meals you can check your eligibility and apply on our website