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Online School Payments

Pay for meals using iPayimpact.

Register or Sign In to iPayimpact

You will need a mygovscot account to use the online school payments facility.

Sign in or register for iPayImpact with MyGovScots MyAccount >>

Register for iPayimpact

Step by Step Guide >>

Register your child on iPayimpact

You will need your child's NEC (Young Scots) card to register your child on iPayimpact.  

Your child will have received from their school a Young Scots NEC card.  The first 14 digits of the card number is your child's account reference to link them to your iPayimpact account.

On iPayimpact select 'link an account' at the top of the page and enter your child's account reference. Click find account and establishment. Repeat for each child you want to add to your account.

If you have not received your child's NEC card, or you are unable to link your child's account, please contact your school.

Forgotten username/password

If you have forgotten your username or password reset it using the 'Login via with myaccount' My Account Logo button on the iPay home page.

If you need further help you can access the myaccount help page.  It has FAQ's to deal with all kinds of issues and queries.  Alternatively, you can raise a query online.  The link to the online chat is at the bottom of the myaccount help page.  

Checking your balance and making payments

Once signed in you can make payments and view your balance.

You'll be prompted to register a card and make payment. 


Balances under £5 will not be refunded but can be transferred to a siblings account.  If the amount in the account exceeds this, you can contact the school's catering manager who will arrange your refund.  A cheque will be made payable to you and sent to your home address.

Report a problem

Check our FAQ's about Online School Payments >>

If you have problems accessing  iPayimpact with your username and password visit myaccount help and raise a support request if required.

For any other issues with iPayimpact such as making payments get in touch with your School Catering Manager.

If you require a free replacement card, contact your school or call us on 030 33 33 3000.

Page last updated: 04/08/2021
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