Parkland Primary SchoolYsgol Gynradd Parkland

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School Meals/Squid Payment System

School meals are available to encourage children to eat healthy, well-balanced meals at school. The cost of a school meal is £2.40



sQuid is an online payment system that can be used to make a variety of school payments. Parents can use sQuid to pay for school payments such as Dinner Money and payments for School Trips & Offers ( e.g Breakfast Club & After School Club).


You will have two purses in your sQuid account. The two purses are used for different types of payments. Please note that it is not possible to transfer funds between them, so please ensure that you add money to the correct purse.


For Dinner Money payments

Top up your catering purse to pay for school meals.


For School Trips & Offers

Use this purse to pay for offers such as trips, breakfast club, after school club music fees.


Details on how to register for an account are in the links below.

sQuid registration

If you have not registered for a sQuid account please contact the school office for your registration details.


If you have more than one child in school, they will each be issued their own registration number. Simply follow the instructions set out in the letter to create your online sQuid account and register your child.


Once you have created an account for your child, you will also be able to manage their account online at any time to:

  • Top up their account from your bank account, credit or debit card
  • Enable Auto top-up so that they never run out of funds
  • Check their account balance
  • view their transactions


If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact the school office on 205462.

Free School Meals


If you believe that your children may qualify for entitlement to free school meals you can find out more on where you can also make an online application or print off a paper form to send to the Civic Centre.  If you have any queries about free school meals you can contact 01792 635353 or email or visit the contact centre in the Civic Centre. This allowance is a statutory right and it is important that you use it if you qualify.

The Welsh Government gives an extra grant for every child that is entitled to and claims free school meals. It can be an extra significant bonus to the school.


School Meal Arrears


The City and County of Swansea has adopted a clear no-debt policy relating to the payment and provision of school meals.


Please see below a copy of the letter sent to parents regarding the no-debt policy.