What Schoolcomms Does

"The broadest functionality and richest features of any parent communication system"

Email, Text & Free App Messaging

For Schools

Send emails and texts direct from SIMS to parents, staff or pupils. Ask about our cost saving features such as free app messaging.

For Parents

Convenient form of communication. Messages arrive in parent’s normal email and text inboxes – they can read and reply easily.

Payments

For Schools

The market leading payment collection system for schools looking to offer parents the option to pay via a mobile app. Low transaction charges, flexible set-up and reporting options. Easy for staff.

For Parents

Parents love paying by app – it’s fast and easily accessible, especially for parents without a PC. Parents can make payments via app, PC or tablet. They can view balances and check payment deadlines. It’s easy to use – so parents use it!

Dinner Money

For Schools

Set up and manage payment requests for dinner money. Take payments online. Integrates with all leading cashless catering systems and SIMS Dinner Money.

For Parents

Parents can pay for dinner money via the School Gateway app or website. On-the-go parents can view their dinner money balance for their children – no need to ring school for an update on their balance.

Clubs

For Schools

Create breakfast, after-school or revision clubs for parents to book and/or pay for online. Lots of useful and flexible booking options such as session bookings, varying start times and sending emails/texts to club members. School has a record of who’s onsite and where.

For Parents

Parents can book their children onto clubs via School Gateway, make club payments and check which clubs their child is booked onto via the website or app.

Achievements & Reports

For Schools

Schoolcomms unrivalled integration with SIMS makes it easy to share achievements, behaviour incidents and reports with parents. Set preferences to determine what information is shared and when.

For Parents

Parents can stay up-to-date with their child’s life at school and can celebrate successes and respond to behaviour in real time.

Attendance

For Schools

Publish attendance rates straight to the School Gateway app. Use Schoolcomms automated absence chasing and write back parent email responses to SIMS attendance log – at the click of a button.

For Parents

Parents can view their child’s attendance on their smartphone, tablet or the School Gateway website. They can explain any absences straight from the screen reducing calls into the school office.

Timetable

For Schools

Share timetable data with parents via School Gateway – straight from SIMS. Reduces calls into the school office and helps parents discuss the school day with their children.

For Parents

A great conversation prompt for parents to use to engage with their child about the school day. Having sight of their child’s daily timetable also means parents know where their child should be at all times and if they need their sports kit!

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