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Parental Payment System (PPS)

Parents/carers can pay for their child's schools meals online, via the council's Parental Payment System (PPS).

The service is open to children attending participating Primary Schools in the borough - no more sending money into school!

It's a safer, better way to ensure your child has a meal at lunchtime!

If you have already registered to use the service and already have an account set up, then proceed to:

Parental Payment System

 Currently, the following schools are using the Parental Payment System (PPS):

  • Allanson Street
  • Ashurst
  • Birchley St Mary's
  • Blackbrook St Mary's
  • Bleak Hill
  • Broadoak
  • Eccleston Lane Ends
  • Eaves
  • Garswood
  • Grange Valley
  • Haydock English Martyrs
  • Legh Vale
  • Oakdene
  • Parish
  • Rainford Brook Lodge
  • Rainford Church of England
  • Sherdley
  • St Aidan's
  • St Anne's
  • St Austin's
  • St Bartholomew's
  • St Julie's
  • St Theresa's
  • Sutton Manor
  • The District Church of England
  • Wargrave Church of England

Before you use the Parental Payment System (PPS) for the first time, you will need to:

  1.    Check that your child's school uses the PPS service
  2.    Have told your child's school that you wish to pay online
  3.    Have received a letter from the school with the appropriate details for your child's account

Got all that? Then you are good to go!

You must register to use the service, and this entails a couple of steps:

  1. Once you have accessed the Parental Payment Service page, select 'Register a new account'.
  2. You will then be prompted to input the details required to use the service - you must have an email address!
  3. Once complete, click on the 'Register' button.
  4. An email will be sent to the email address entered on registration.
  5. Please make sure that your email address is correct or you will be unable to activate your account.

Nearly there...

  1. An email will have been sent to the email address entered on registration. If this hasn't arrived in your inbox, please check your junk mail.
  2. Within that email will be a link – click on the link to activate your account.
  3. Once you have done this, again an email will arrive, this time with your username and password.

You will need these details each time you log in to use the service to make a payment or add a child to your account.

If you have notified your child's school that you wish to use the service, you should have a letter from them which states:

  • Your child's name
  • Pupil Payment Account Number
  • Password

You will need all of these details to add your child to the service – to do this:

  1. Select the 'Add Pupil Account' tab
  2. Enter the details as requested
  3. Click on 'Add Account'

You will now be able to make a payment – to do this, select the 'Make a Payment' tab.

If you have all of the details required to register and access your account, then please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page for help!