Education > Primary Schools 

Online payments for Dinner Money, School Trips and more

Simplify Dinner Money payments and collection
sQuid provide a reliable, cost effective, electronic payments solution for schools. Parents can use the sQuid ePayment portal to pre-order and pay for their child's school meals, including healthy meals weeks in advance. You can automatically track meals taken by pupils in the dining hall against the balance of the monies that their parents have paid in, substantially reducing your paperwork and administration time. To read more, please click here.

School trips, uniform and other offers
In addition to managing Dinner Money, sQuid also allows you to accept online payments from parents for everyday items such as school trips and uniform, reducing your school's administration time and costs. Parents simply go online and select the items they wish to purchase. They can then make quick, secure online payments without the need to send cash or cheques into the school. To read more, please click here.

Cash top-up payments

Cash top-up card
Parents unable to make payments online or who prefer to pay with cash can use a top-up card to add funds to their sQuid account at PayPoint outlets. To read more about sQuid cash top-up payments, please click here.  

Goodbye cash, goodbye bounced cheques

Reduce administration time and costs
sQuid eases the burden and hassle of collecting, counting, reconciling and banking cash. Parents use bank transfers, debit cards and credit cards to make online payments for dinner money, school trips and uniform. They can securely store their credit and debit card details too, enabling fast, easy payments. All payments are from pre-cleared funds and settled directly into your school bank account.

Payments and accounting in one place

sQuid with Pebble's Fund Manager System
Our package creates a complete solution for payment processing and accounting for the day-to-day transactions between schools and parents, allowing you to easily reconcile all payments to your school cash ledger and bank account. Download PDF >

An all-in-one cashless catering solution

Primary School - cashless catering
Powered by sQuid ePayments, Gladstone Transact™ is an all-in-one EPOS solution which provides a truly cashless catering and School trip payment solution for Primary schools. Parents can pay online, pupils can select their meal, and the transaction is fast. More >

Why use sQuid in your school?

Benefits for parents
  • • Online payments with the ability to store card details for faster payments
  • • Easy-to-use, 24/7, online customer portal
  • • View transaction history online
  • • Account updates and payment confirmations via email
  • • Dedicated customer service team
  • • No more writing cheques or sending cash to school
Benefits for schools
        • • Reliable, cost effective, electronic payments solution
  1. • Substantially reduced administration and cash collection
  2. • Fast, easy management of dinner money
  3. • Fully auditable payments
  4. • Regular settlement to your bank account

See it working for yourself

Free online web demo
Have a free online demonstration at your convenience. All you'll need is a computer with internet access and a phone.

Electronic money (eMoney) in schools

Cashless campuses are becoming increasingly popular
Download our free paper including survey data from parents who currently use sQuid eMoney at their child's school.

Watch sQuid in action our YouTube channel
To find out more about the benefits of using sQuid in education, watch this short video on YouTube.

Offer Management System - Tutorial Videos

How do I post an offer?
This short video will take through the process of creating and posting an offer.

Viewing Sales Data
This short video will take through the process of viewing and exporting sales data from the system.

For more videos, please visit our PaywithsQuid YouTube channel.

eMoney regulations

sQuidcard Limited is an Electronic Money Institute (EMI)
sQuidcard was originally issued with a Small eMoney issuers certificate by the FCA in November 2007 and as of April 2012 we are listed on the FCA register of Small eMoney Institutions and are authorised under the Electronic Money Regulations 2011 (EMRs) to issue eMoney.



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