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EMA Payment dates 2021/2022

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Pay dates (Thursdays)Attendance week 1 (week ending)Attendance week 2 (week ending)
9th September 2021Payment due for the following attendance weeks:20/08/202127/08/2021
23rd September 2021Payment due for the following attendance weeks:03/09/202110/09/2021
7th October 2021Payment due for the following attendance weeks:17/09/202124/09/2021
21st October 2021Payment due for the following attendance weeks:01/10/202108/10/2021
4th November 2021Payment due for the following attendance weeks:School HolidaySchool Holiday
18th November 2021Payment due for the following attendance weeks:29/10/202105/11/2021
2nd December 2021Payment due for the following attendance weeks:12/11/202119/11/2021
16th December 2021Payment due for the following attendance weeks:26/11/202103/12/2021
30th December 2021Payment due for the following attendance weeks:10/12/202117/12/2021
13th January 2022Payment due for the following attendance weeks:24/12/2021School Holiday
27th January 2022Payment due for the following attendance weeks:School Holiday14/01/2022
10th February 2022Payment due for the following attendance weeks:21/01/202228/01/2022
24th February 2022Payment due for the following attendance weeks:04/02/202211/02/2022
10th March 2022Payment due for the following attendance weeks:18/02/202225/02/2022
24th March 2022Payment due for the following attendance weeks:04/03/202211/03/2022
7th April 2022Payment due for the following attendance weeks:18/03/202225/03/2022
21st April 2022Payment due for the following attendance weeks:01/04/2022School Holiday
5th May 2022Payment due for the following attendance weeks:School Holiday22/04/2022
19th May 2022Payment due for the following attendance weeks:29/04/202206/05/2022
2nd June 2022Payment due for the following attendance weeks:13/05/202220/05/2022
16th June 2022Payment due for the following attendance weeks:27/05/202203/06/2022
30th June 2022Payment due for the following attendance weeks:10/06/202217/06/2022
14th July 2022Payment due for the following attendance weeks:24/06/202201/07/2022

Please Note:

  • This list of payment dates is for information only. You may not be entitled to a payment on all of the dates.
  • You do not receive payment whilst on school holiday of three consecutive days or more
  • If you are missing a payment please contact your school in the first instance before calling the EMA Unit. The EMA Unit only pay out the payments authorised by your school and if you are missing a week we will not know the reason why. Your school will be able to explain why you are missing a payment.
  • If you are a 6th year pupil, or are in 5th year and not staying on for 6th year, you will normally only be paid up to the end of the SQA exam timetable, usually the beginning of June.
  • If you have an EMA start date of 10th January 2022, you will be entitled to your first payment on 27th January 2022.
  • Your school office must receive your Learning Agreement at least two weeks prior to the payment dates listed above, to allow you to receive your money. For example, to be paid on 9th September 2021, the school office must have received your completed Learning Agreement and added you to their computer system by 30th August 2021.