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ParentPay and Schoolcomms join forces

Deal creates the UK’s leading schools’ payment and parental engagement provider  ParentPay Limited, the UK’s leading provider of school payment services, and Schoolcomms, a leader in parental engagement software for schools, have today announced that they have merged to create the UK’s leading provider of integrated parent payment and engagement services for schools. Together, ParentPay […]

New Clubs Feature

You now have the flexibility to set a ‘close booking’ date for a club several days in advance of the club taking place. A new ‘This many nights before the session’ option has replaced the ‘The day before the session’ option. This will not affect any existing club sessions: For clubs, where you had selected ‘The […]

Cut your online transaction charges by over 60%

We know that School Business Managers are under increasing pressure to identify efficiencies and prepare for ever tighter budgets. In response we’ve developed a low cost option for schools looking to go/stay cashless – Instant Bank Transfer (IBT) 16p That’s 24p less than the average charge for a £30 parent payment, when compared to a […]

Fixed fee transaction charge of only 16p

Instant Bank Transfer (IBT) with Schoolcomms offers schools the opportunity to fix transaction costs. When parents pay via IBT, the charge for that transaction is only 16p. You can choose to offer parents IBT option only so you can guarantee what your transaction costs will be. IBT payments are protected by the Direct Debit Guarantee scheme […]

Reduce the cost of your parent communications

Looking to save money? It’s easier than you think. Schoolcomms is the market leading parent messaging system for SIMS schools:- Free app messaging – reduce the cost of sending texts Save print/copy costs – bulk send letters, timetables & reports straight from SIMS Automate absence chasing – reduce call/text costs using free app messages No […]

More & more Schools and Parents loving Schoolcomms Clubs

The easy SIMS integrated way to manage extra-curricular activities Increase participation: parents are informed and involved in choices. Safeguarding: Schools know which students are on site out of school hours Parents can give consent online: School has a record Saves staff time administering clubs and chasing payments Avoid parent debt: Collect payment at time of […]

Schoolcomms Summer Term Events

Schoolcomms are kicking off this summer term of events at the Academies Show this week at Excel, London. We’ll be exhibiting at stand 200 on Wednesday 20th April where you can find out about the latest SIMS integrated mobile and web technology for parent engagement and how it can improve efficiency, support learning and save money […]

NASBM National Conference

Schoolcomms are proud to have been approved partners of NASBM since May 2015. Each year, NASBM hold a two-day national conference dedicated to School Business Managers alike, to network, listen to keynote speakers, attend interactive workshops, and take back practical tools and valuable insights to school. Schoolcomms attended the conference as sponsors in November 2015 and […]

Customer feedback on Schoolcomms Support Team

As we all know, good intentions are meaningless without good delivery. So we aim to provide an exceptional level of customer service, not only in providing guidance and training in how to use our products, and resolving customer issues as and when they arise, but we listen to schools and work with them to deliver […]