Cashless and online
Exciting new ways to make school payments
We are introducing additional methods of payment within schools to make life easier for parents/carers, reduce the need for pupils to carry cash and reduce the volumes of cash being handled in the school.
You will be able to pay securely online 24/7 using debit/credit card for all school meals and all other school expenses such as trip and uniform items. As part of this initiative, we are expanding the use of cashless catering systems to all schools. You will also still be able to pay by cash in school and we would encourage weekly payment to assist in the reduction of cash handling.
Online School Payments - The online payment facility is being rolled out on a school-by-school basis. All secondary schools will be online by end of September 2016 and all schools will be complete by December 2016. As the online payment facility rolls out to schools, parents/carers will receive a letter with a unique reference number for each child. Once you have this reference number, you can make a payment.
Cashless Catering - We currently operate a cashless system [731kb] in all 23 secondary schools and 102 primary schools including joint campus. The remaining schools will have the cashless system installed by November 2016. The system allows pupils and staff to pay for meals without handling cash at the Point-of-Sale (POS).
If your school does not currently have the cashless catering system in place the roll out plan currently is:
- August 2016 - Ravenswood, St Mary's (Cumbernauld) and St Mary's(Coatbridge) Primary Schools
- September 2016 - Calderbank, Chapelgreen, Chryston, Shawhead, Allanton, Muir Street and St Joseph's (Stepps) Primary Schools
- October 2016 - St Lucy's and St Michael's Primary Schools
If your school is not listed, don't worry, we will update you as further information becomes available 'live' dates.
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