Schools, early learning and children

School lunches

Early Learning and Childcare (ELC) and Primary 1 to Primary 4

All ELC and Primary 1 to Primary 5 children get a free school meal which they will eat in the school dining hall. 

Please let your child’s school know about any dietary requirements.

•    ELC and school lunch menus

Primary 6 and 7 and secondary pupils

Primary 6 and 7 pupils who are eligible for a free school meal because of low income will get one. Other pupils can pay for a school lunch. Normal lunch service has resumed for all secondary pupils. 

Further help

If your financial circumstances have changed and you need more advice and support contact your child’s school.

If you are in extreme financial hardship you may want to apply to the Scottish Welfare Fund

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