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School Apps for Parents

School Apps for ParentsParentapps TeamBefore technological advances it was challenging for schools to communicate with the parents of pupils en masse. Until very recently even with the progression of the Internet, school communication had improved vastly but still...

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School’s out for summer! Not that the previous term was traditional schooling per se, but still, the summer holidays are upon us. Although we’re all hoping for further relaxation of COVID restrictions, it has been announced already that schools are to return in September 2020, to start their new school year.

Why is effective communication in schools Important?

While most of the work done by schools is focused educating their pupils, many head teachers realise the importance of maintaining and constantly improving communication parents.

What do schools think of Parentapps?

Our latest app updates have been well received by our current customers – particularly during the coronavirus pandemic. Throughout this period, we have continued to provide a high level of customer support remotely and ensured school’s can communicate effectively!

What will education look like after COVID-19?

Education will undoubtedly look different after COVID – it already looks different. From social distancing measures to implementing new procedures to keep staff and children safe. Although this period has been stressful for everyone across the country, some changes could be made for the better.

What can our Homework Hub do for your school?

We brought forward the launch of our Homework Hub to help schools during the coronavirus pandemic. Parents and students can download and submit homework, as well as live chat with teachers. It’s already helped numerous schools through the pandemic, and would benefit your school too.

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SCHOOL COMMUNICATION APPS FROM THE UK’S LEADING PROVIDER

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Parentapps Connect has loads of great
communication benefits for schools

Communicate with all of your parents

Parentapps Connect enables schools to communicate with all of their parents through a single platform using push notifications, SMS, and email.

Go paperless

Become more environmentally friendly, by sending all of your communication through the app.

Save money

Save money previously spent on expensive SMS services and paper by sending all of your communication through your bespoke app.

Meet parents expectations

Nowadays people expect information to be available at the touch of a button and are accustomed to using apps for many of their daily activities.

See who has read your messages

Delivery reports show which parents have received and read your messages from within the platform.

Save time

Communication apps can greatly reduce admin time by making it is easier to send messages, connect with hard-to-reach parents, report absences and receive forms.

DON’T TAKE OUR WORD FOR IT, SEE HOW OUR SCHOOL APP TECHNOLOGY IS BENEFITTING SCHOOLS

Our school apps have a whole host of features that will help your school to effectively communicate with parents

Send FREE App Notifications

Send targeted app notifications to individuals, groups, years, classes and even staff.

Integrated Email & SMS

Ensure no one is left out. With built in SMS and email you can still message parents who haven’t yet activated.

Delivery Reports

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

Communicate With Multiple Family Members

Add or remove additional parents and family members.

School MIS Integration

Onboard your parents simply and easily via direct integration with your school MIS.

Term Dates & Events

Parents can easily see all your school term dates & events and sync them with their own calendar.

Newsletters & Parent Letters

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

Consent Forms & Surveys

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

Parents Booking System

Enable parents to book their time slots for parents evenings, after-school clubs and events.

Online Payments

Accept payments
for anything from
after-school clubs to school dinners!

Absence Reporting

Use the app to report any absences and attach doctors notes.

Update Contact Details

Get the most up to date contact details from your parents using our “Update your contact details” form.

Website & Social Media Integration

Users can easily click through to your website or social channels.

Photo Galleries

Share photos with parents from within the app.

GDPR Compliant

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

Full Audit Trail

Full visibility and control of staff access.

2 Step Authentication

Highly secure 2 step authentication process when registering an account.

Dedicated Support Team

Free and unlimited access to our dedicated support team.

Send Private & Secure

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

Remote Messaging

Staff can send secure messages when they are away from the school office.

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