Thanks for the help Tuanphan! 🙂
It seemed like the templates had very limiting options in terms of what you can do to them.
Which seems like a shame because Squarespace always going on about how carefully they are hand crafted ...but then can't even page anchor so basically unusable in a lot of situations haha.
I opted to just rebuild the template sections from scratch by inserting blank page which would let me add code blocks.
ALSO! Everything was bugging out and things would be fine in editor mode then everything would rearrange once view regularly. It turned out it was the "div" code messing everything up (text tries to align with it etc.)
So I recommend anyone who wants anchor to just use the