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School meals winter payment

Free School Meals

The Scottish Government has announced additional funding to support eligible families over the Winter holiday break for children and young people who are in receipt of Free School Meals (FSM) P1 to S6.

The payment for each child will be £177.50.

This will not apply to Early years establishments. 

You will automatically receive the Winter payment directly into your account if you are still eligible and meet the criteria below - you DO NOT need to contact us or make a new application.

All P1 to P4 pupils receive the universal meal at school however only the families eligible on financial grounds will receive this additional payment.

If your child has enrolled into P1 this year and you think you are entitled for free school meals you must apply if not already done so. Application Form Link

Payments will be made from 3 December 2021.