School Canteen Software

School Canteen Software

Free Software for your School


This software is for the day-to-day operation of an on-line School Canteen (or Store such as Uniform Shop) where ordering and payments (via PayPal) are accepted as well as on-site Kiosk operation.

School Canteen/Store System and Source Code is made available for free within the Public Domain for any School. This Software may not be resold, commercialised outside of an individual school operation, or used for financial gain other than for the operation of a School Canteen i.e. you cannot exploit this work for commercial gain. Custom Development/Support is available via arrangement with the Author.

The software is developed using PHP (7.4 or higher) with the addition of JQuery (3.4.1) and Boostrap (4). The code will support operation on either MySQL or MSSQL (MySQL is recommended). PayPal is implemented as the payment gateway. SAML is used as the means of authentication.

You must install and support your own PHP Web Server and Database Server. These can both reside on the same machine or virtual Server. Any Server architecture supporting PHP and MySQL (or MSSQL) can be used.

This software is developed by Gerard Dunning. No implied support is offered however contracted development and support is available by prior arrangement.

This software is made available in the Public Domain for the sole purpose of a Single School Canteen/Store Operation. It may not be sold or operated commercially as a broader service to multiple schools or other organisations.

The following General Terms apply :-

REPRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION: You may not reproduce or distribute this SOFTWARE PRODUCT except to make backup copies, or to install on your own IT infrastructure.

NO WARRANTIES: Gerard Dunning expressly disclaims any warranty for the SOFTWARE PRODUCTS. The SOFTWARE PRODUCTS and any related documentation are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, without limitation, the implied warranties or merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. The entire risk arising out of use or performance of the SOFTWARE PRODUCTS remains with you.

NO LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES: In no event shall Gerard Dunning or its suppliers be liable for any damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, damages for loss of business profits, business interruption, loss of business information, or any other pecuniary loss) arising out of the use of or inability to use the SOFTWARE PRODUCTS, even if Gerard Dunning has been informed or is put on notice of the possibility of such damages.

School Canteen is developed by Gerard Dunning. Contact directly ( to obtain the System Source Code.

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