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How to get the most out of our school communication app

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School Communication Apps

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School Apps for Parents and Their Benefits

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Get Your Nursery To Stand Out With A Custom Parental Communication App From Parent Apps

Parent Apps Connect is a communication platform that includes an app for parents and a management system for nurseries. It is the perfect solution for any nursery looking to improve parental engagement. Not only are our parental communication apps affordable and easy to use, but they are also well-loved by parents and provide a great selling point for any nursery.

Most nurseries today have a website but how many parents actually use it? It is a necessity that all nurseries communicate quickly and effectively with parents which can be time consuming and expensive.

Nurseries are currently using various means of communication such as text messaging, email and newsletters but they all have a cost and the information that is sent can be limited. If you consider the costs of text messaging and printing costs alone it can run into the thousands.

An App Will Improve Communication

An app for a nursery has many benefits in that not only does it provide key information that parents can access very quickly but it can also be used as a method of communication to all of the parents associated with the nursery. Parent Apps have successfully built apps for a number of nurseries and all have been a great success.

Most if not all parents now own a smartphone that is with them most of the time. If you look at all of the time, money and resources it takes to communicate with parents then what could possibly be better than reaching them directly on their mobile phone?

How Parent Apps Connect can benefit your nursery

How much money and time do you spend printing, distributing and following up on all your parental communication? Parentapps Connect is an affordable and easy to use solution that was built to reduce the time and money spent on parental communication whilst improving parental engagement.

Not only do nurseries save money with Parentapps Connect, but they also are able to keep their parents fully up to date with everything that is going on within the nursery. And, by communicating through the Parentapps Connect App, you can also find out who has read your messages, eliminating the need to send whole nursery reminders when you only need to reach a select few.

Additionally, using an app for communicating with parents also enables nurseries to reduce paper, ink, and wastage which helps to make nurseries greener and more sustainable. This gives you an opportunity to set an example in your community and help contribute to efforts to reduce our carbon footprint.

Our Apps For Children’s Nurseries Provide Invaluable Features Such As:

Targeted Messaging

Send targeted messages to individual parents, groups, rooms, and even staff.

Staff Profiles

Share your staffs’ profiles with parents directly through the app.

GDPR Compliant

Our platform is fully GDPR compliant meaning your data is fully secure.

Dates & Events

Keep parents informed of events at the nursery enable them to sync them to their own calendar.

Send Secure Documents & Forms

As well as targeted messages you can also send specific documents or forms securely.

Payments

Accept payments for anything from nursery trips to uniforms!

Photo Gallery

Easily share photos with parents to keep them informed of what their children are up to throughout the day.

Multiple Locations

Use one app for all your nursery locations and communicate with specific groups of parents.

Consent Forms

Create any form you wish in minutes and allow parents to complete them with ease and submit them back to you.

Absence Reporting

Parents can use the app to report absences easily.

Share Childcare Information

Provide links to guidance from the government on free childcare.

Communicate with Staff

Create a login for your staff for internal communication.

Newsletters & Letters

Send your newsletters and letters directly to the parents via the app, without printing a single piece of paper.

Communicate with Multiple Family Members

Add or remove additional parents and family members.

Delivery Reports

View message delivery reports ensuring parents have read the messages you send.

Share Ofsted Reports

Allow parents to easily access your Ofsted reports directly from the app.

Full Audit Trail

Full visibility and control of staff access.

Integrated SMS & Email

Send text messages or emails to those parents who don’t have access to your nursery app.

Closure Dates & Opening Hours

Provide key information like opening hours at the click of a button.

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