How do I configure a UPFSM daily allowance for pupils?

The Welsh Government has made a commitment to provide free school meals (UPFSM) to all primary school pupils.

  This article will teach you...

How to set a daily allowance amount for all pupils eligible for UPFSM.

NOTE

UPFSM is called UIFSM (Universal Infant Free School Meals) throughout the Cypad system.

Meal Selection Users

  1. Go to System > Sites > select a Site > Meal Selection tab [1]
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    INFO

    All databases have the Daily FSM Allowance set to a default value of £3.00. School Administrators can set the site level config Daily FSM Allowance which will override the database level default value.

  2. Change the FSM Daily Allowance [2] if you want a different fiscal value.
  3. When you have configured the FSM daily allowance click Save [3].

NOTE

If the Site or Database level 'FSM Daily Allowance' is changed, UIFSM/FSM Students that have already taken a meal for that day will continue to use the previous 'FSM Daily Allowance' until the following day.

Meal Manager Users

  1. Go to Settings > Site Info > Basic Info
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    INFO

    All databases have the Daily FSM Allowance set to a default value of £3.00. School Administrators can set the site level config Daily FSM Allowance which will override the database level default value.

  2. Change the FSM Daily Allowance [1] if you want a different fiscal value.
  3. When you have configured the FSM daily allowance click Save [2].

NOTE

If the Site or Database level 'FSM Daily Allowance' is changed, UIFSM/FSM Students that have already taken a meal for that day will continue to use the previous 'FSM Daily Allowance' until the following day.