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Help with Pupil Premium

Since the launch of the Universal Infant Free School Meal Policy, schools have struggled to get parents to register for Pupil Premium because there is no longer the same incentive for parents to do so. Whilst the increase in children receiving school meals is fantastic…

How Surveys Can Help Improve Parental Engagement

The Surveys feature of Parentapps Connect, provides schools and nurseries with an easy way to find out what is and isn’t working when it comes to parental engagement. And, because you can choose whether to send them to the whole school, particular year groups, or…

How your school’s app can help with phonics

Now that Spring has begun, it will soon be time to start preparing your pupils for the Phonics Key Stage 1 Screening Check. Many children could benefit from having extra phonics help at home. And, many parents would be more than happy to work with their children in…

How an app can help improve safeguarding

Safeguarding is one of the biggest areas of concern for any nursery or school today. And, as parental engagement specialists, it is something that we take into great consideration when building our communication apps. A secure parental communication app can help put…

The Benefits of Having a Nursery App

If you want to build better engagement and keep your current parents up to date with the latest developments, you should consider a dedicated communication app for your nursery.
Increasingly, organisations are choosing to create their own apps to complement their…

Why Should Your School Have a Dedicated App?

Apps are everywhere. Collectively we download billions of them to our mobile phones and tablets each year. We do our weekly food shops, book flights and bank all from apps on our mobile devices.
But is a dedicated app suitable for your school? Can it deliver better…

The Benefits of a New School Website

There’s no doubt that digital technology has made a big difference to the modern world. Whether you’re a business trying to find customers or a school that wants to impress parents and stand out from the crowd, making sure you are up to speed when it comes to your…

How to Create a Great School Website

Think of your website as a portal. It’s a brilliant communication tool and one which can really highlight your successes and put your school on the map. Over time, your school website will be viewed by a variety of people including parents, pupils, Ofsted inspectors…

Mobile Friendly School Website Design

There’s no doubt that a well-designed school website is a powerful tool for communication. Regularly updating your site, however, to ensure that it meets current requirements is important.
If it’s been a few years since you did that, it could be time to take a closer…

How Parentapps Connect can Help Improve Parental Engagement at Your School or Nursery

As education professionals, you know the critical role parental engagement plays in improving outcomes for children, but undoubtedly also know the challenges faced when trying to effectively engage with parents today. Most of today’s parents are millennials and are…

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Frequently Asked Questions

Once my website and Parent App are completed, will I be able to update them myself?

One of the best things about Parentapps websites and apps are how easy they are to update.  Our easy to use Connect platform and Parentapps website builder, enable schools and nurseries to update their own apps and websites without the need to pay a developer. And, with FREE training and support included in the price of both the app and website you can rest assured that we will be there to help if you have any questions.

Will I receive training?

All new customers will receive app and website training before launch, but we are happy to provide as much additional training as needed. This might be useful for new staff, when new features are launched or if you just need a refresh on a particular topic. We want our customers to feel empowered to use their apps and websites to the fullest. 

Once I launch the app will I still need to continue with my SMS service provider?

No, you won’t need to continue to purchase SMS through another provider.  Parentapps Connect enables you to send messages to all parents, certains groups, or parents of specific children. It also allows you to easily view which parents have and have not activated their apps as well as who has read messages.  Then if you have certain parents who don’t have the app you can send SMS or email to those parents directly from the platform.

Will the app and website be tailored to my organisation?

Yes. We provide bespoke apps and websites for schools and nurseries.  We will work with you to ensure that they reflect your organisation’s brand.

Are your apps and websites secure?

Yes. We use 2-step authentication ensuring that only the right users get access to your school’s app. Also, all of our websites have SSL security to protect from hacking. 

How long to get started?

We can get your app up and running in as little as 5 working days and websites within 4 weeks.