Weekly Payment Due

The next EMA payment is complete and due to reach accounts on Friday 11th April.  As timetabled this is for attendance in week ended 28th February only.  As before queries about payment/non-payment must be directed to your school or Activity Agreement worker.

Payment for week ended 4 April will be updated by schools after the holidays and released according to the timetable.

EMA 13-14 Closed

EMA for this current 13-14 academic year has now closed and no new applications can be accepted.  If you’ve recently applied and had your application returned under query for more information, please provide this as soon as possible.

A request has been placed to remove the 13-14 application forms from the main Falkirk Council website but unfortunately this has not yet been actioned.  Please do not print these forms as they can no longer be used.

Applications for the new 14-15 session should be available from mid-June – further information will be posted here in due course.

EMA 13/14 Closing Date

A final reminder that EMA for this current 13/14 session closes to new applicants on Monday 31st March.  No applications can be accepted after that date.

If you have already applied for EMA but your application was returned for further information please ensure it is returned with the requested information as soon as possible.  We can’t continue to hold 13/14 incomplete applications indefinitely and it’s to your benefit to have these finalised quickly.

Fortnightly Payment Due

Apologies for the delay in posting – the next fortnightly run is complete and due to reach accounts tomorrow 28th March.  This includes payment for weeks ended 14th & 21st March. 

As before if you have a query about the amount received please contact your school or Activity Agreement worker in the first instance.

EMA Team Monday 17th March

Apologies but there will be limited cover only for EMA enquiries today, Monday 17th March. Please see common queries below -  if you don’t find the answer you need, either email us and we’ll pick up asap or call us from tomorrow. 

  • Payment/non-payment – contact your school or Activity Agreement worker first. Check the payment timetable or your handbook.
  • New applications – check the guidance/checklist and send into us as soon as possible, even if incomplete.  As already detailed on the application form, in previous posts and publications, the EMA sessions closes to new applicants on 31st March. No new applications can be accepted after that date. 
  • General info & FAQs – see our main page on the Falkirk Council website or our list of FAQs.

EMA Payment

The next fortnightly payment is due on Friday 14th March 2014. This includes payment for weeks ending 28th February and 7th March 2014. If you have any queries relating to payments/non payments please contact your school/activity agreement adviser in the first instance.

13-14 Closing Date

EMA for this current 13-14 session will close to new applications on 31st March 2014.  No new applications will be accepted after that date. Any applications recently returned by us to you for more information need to be sent back as soon as possible. If you’re having problems getting any supporting evidence or information please contact us.

Registering to Vote

On Thursday 18 September 2014 there will be a referendum on independence for Scotland. A referendum asks you to vote yes or no to a proposal.

To vote in the referendum you will need to be aged 16 or over on 18 September 2014 and living in Scotland. You must also be a British, qualifying Commonwealth or European Union citizen. To vote in this referendum, you must be registered to vote by 2 September 2014.

To find out more about how to register and the different ways of voting in the referendum visit our ‘guide to voting’ here.

EMA Payment

The next fortnightly payment is due on Friday 28th February 2014.  This includes payment for weeks ending 14th & 21st February 2014.  If you have any queries relating to payments/non payments please contact your school/activity agreement adviser in the first instance.

Fortnightly Payment Due

The next fortnightly payment is due on Friday 14th February 2014.  This includes payment for weeks ending 31st January & 7th February 2014.  If you have any queries relating to payments/non payments please contact your school/activity agreement adviser in the first instance.




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