Pay for school meals

There are no set amounts to pay. You can pay, in advance, weekly, monthly or for a full term. You can check your school meals credit balance by contacting your child's school. 

By debit card, credit card and PayPal

Most schools in Bury accept debit card, credit card and PayPal payments for school meals.

You will need your child's pupil number, to make a payment (13 digit reference starting with a letter). Please contact your child's school if you do not know this number.

Pay for school meals

You can also make debit card or credit card payments over the phone on 0845-305-2197. This is an automated telephone system open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This call will cost you 3 pence per minute plus your phone company's access charge.

(A 1.3% charge is added to all credit card and PayPal payments. This is to cover the costs the council has to pay to the credit card companies and PayPal to process these payments. There are no charges for debit card payments).

By cheque

Cheques should be made payable to 'Bury MBC' and handed in to your child's school. Please include your child's full name, class and year group on the back of the cheque.

By cash

Some schools will accept cash payments, please check with your child's school. Pupils at high schools can also use cash at a revaluation station found in their schools.