sQuid: Cashless Payment

cashless payments for food, trips, resources & events

The School operates an entirely online, cashless operation, which uses a unique pin code/facial recognition.  All Olavian accounts will contain an electronic 'purse' used to top up payments for food at School. They contain a second 'purse' for Trips and Offers for all other payments).

Parents'/Carers' are invited to set up a sQuid account when they join the school via an email generated from no-reply@squidcard.com. If you cannot see this email, please check your spam/junk mailbox and add to your safe sender list. The following guide will assist in creating a sQuid account:

How to register a sQuid account

A list of the most regularly occurring trips and events, with an indication of their expected cost is available for parents via the following link:

Annual School Trips and Events (2022/23)

To add funds/top-up your child's catering purse, please access the online portal via the Parent/Carer quicklinks (top left corner on the front page of this website) or via: 

sQuid login

How to transfer funds from one sQuid "purse" to another

To check if your child is eligible for free school meals, please select the following link:

Is my child eligible for Free School Meals?

Already have a sQuid account from another school?

Simply add your child’s sQuid registration number and security code to your account on the ‘Users’ page.

Once you have created and activated your account, you will be able to access and manage your sQuid account online at anytime to:

  • Top up your account from your bank account, credit or debit card
  • Check your account balance
  • View your transactions
  • Update your details
  • Add further children to your account

General information regarding sQuid

Please refer to the sQuid web site for full Terms and Conditions.  Information is available via the following links:

Help with sQuid

In the unlikely event that you encounter any difficulties with sQuid there are points of contact identified on their website.

If you experience any general difficulties with the workings of a sQuid account please contact sQuid via:

http://www.squidcard.com/contact.aspIf you have any specific difficulties with the operation of your individual account, the quickest and most secure method of seeking help is to email or phone 

If you have unused eMoney that you wish to have refunded, or if you wish to close your sQuid account, you can do so by writing to them at:


Should none of the above assist, please contact the School's Finance Department via email: