sQuid has now arrived at John Hanson Community School

What is the school cashless catering system all about?
John Hanson Community School has teamed up with sQuid to develop a new cashless catering system. We will be one of the first schools in the country to use this technology. Students will use biometric identification to pay for transactions, linked to an online sQuid account.

Create a sQuid account

Register and create an account with sQuid:
- Enter a few personal details to create an account
- Top-up your sQuid cashless catering account online 
- Top-up from a bank transfer/credit or debit card
- Protect your card balance should it be lost or stolen

Login to your sQuid account to:
- Check your balance; do you need to top-up?
- View your transactions to check your spending
- Top-up your account; bank transfer/credit or debit card
- Update your details and preferences

Having created a sQuid account you will then be able to view your account balance and a breakdown of transactions online at anytime.

Topping up online - which purse?

Make sure you top up the correct purse on your sQuid account
Your sQuid account can have more than one purse. A purse is a simple way to split out the different things you may want to spend money on. For example a cashless catering purse to pay for school dinners and a school e-payments purse to pay for school trips and other school items. It is important to make sure you top up the correct purse.

Top up your child's cashless catering purse
Top up this purse, your child's cashless catering purse online, so that they can then pay for their lunch or a snack from the school canteen. Top up by bank transfer, or from a credit or debit card.


Top up this ePayments purse to pay for school trips
If your child's school has enabled online top ups for school trips you will also see this purse on your sQuid account. Top up this purse online, so that you can pay for your child's school trips or other items. Top up by bank transfer, or from a credit or debit card.



Create an account and register with sQuid

Simple to setup, simple to use
You should have received a Welcome Letter from the school with your own unique sQuid registration number (16 digits long) and a 3 digit security code. You need to Register with sQuid, create and account and enter these numbers. You will then be able to top up your account and view your balance and transactions.

Parents can be sure that dinner money is spent at school and students won’t have to worry about carrying cash. Lunchtime queues are reduced and the risk of students losing money is removed.


To find out more visit the John Hanson Community School web site.


Check your balance online
What'smy account balance?
You can logon and check your balance at anytime. We’ll break down every transaction so you can see exactly where those pennies are going. You can also download your transactions if you wish to.
Top up your account online

Add cash to your account
You’ll be able to reload your sQuid account online, from the comfort of your own home. You can do this via debit or credit card. or your bank account.

View your details
Check your details online ...
View your personal details at anytime online. You can also update these by clicking on the Edit details button. You can also change your Email address and Password too.

Extra security
Protect it
sQuid is safer than using cash. How can this be so? sQuid is linked to biometric identification so the only person that can spend the cash on the sQuid account is your child using their thumbprint.
sQuid alternative payment network is protected