Change meal or session prices to take effect from today or a date in the past

  

Change meal or session prices to take effect from today or a date in the past

If you need to change meal or session prices to take effect from today or a date before today, carry out the following:

Step 1: Check the Settings

  • Click on the Configuration tab
  • Select System options
  • Select the Dinners/Extended day tab
  • At the bottom ensure Allow meal price changes for dates before today is ticked
  • Click on Done

Step 2: Change the Meal or Session Prices

  • Click on the Dinners or Extended Day tab
  • Click on Settings... (top right)
  • Click on Meal or Session codes
  • Click on Advanced price config (bottom right)
  • Select the meal or session code from the drop down
  • Click on Add new to add a new price (do not change an existing meal price or this will affect meals already entered in SCO)
  • In the top row, enter the date the new price is effective From (this can be backdated if required)
  • Leave the To date blank
  • Enter the first Price (pupil price) and then the Price w/VAT (adult price)
  • Repeat for other meal or session codes as required
  • Click on Done
  • Restart Schools Cash Office to update the meal or session prices and any current balances.

Step 3: Update the Settings

  • Click on the Configuration tab
  • Select System options
  • Select the Dinners/Extended day tab
  • At the bottom untick Allow meal price changes for dates before today
  • Click on Done