ParentPay - our online payment service
We are using ParentPay to accept payments online for items such as dinner money, school trips and afterschool clubs. Using a secure website called ParentPay you will be able to pay online using your credit or debit card. ParentPay will be our preferred method of making payments to school. We no longer accept cash in school and any parents who are only able to pay by cash should a barcode which can be requested at the school office for trips etc. and request a paypoint card for school meals. Payments can then be made with cash (or card) at stores displaying the PayPoint logo.
What are the benefits to parents and pupils?
ParentPay is easy-to-use and will offer you the freedom to make online payments whenever and wherever you like, 24/7
The technology used is of the highest internet security available ensuring that your money will reach school safely – offering you peace of mind
Payments can be made by credit/debit card or also through PayPoint
Full payment histories and statements are available to you securely online at anytime
Your children will not have to worry about losing money at school
Parents can choose to be alerted when their balances are low via email and/or SMS text.
What are the benefits to our school?
You can help us reduce workloads for all staff as no more counting cash, chasing debt and stop cash collection services
Creates more time to lend to educational support and the smooth running of the school
Improves school security
Using ParentPay also ensures that all financial transactions are safe and secure - helping us to remove costs associated with us having to manage cash securely on the school premises
The more parents that use ParentPay, the greater the benefit is to our school.
How to get started with ParentPay?
We will send you your account activation details. Once you receive these:
Enter your Activation username and password in the Account Login section of the homepage
NB. These are for one-time use only, please choose your own username and password for future access during the activation process
Provide all the necessary information and choose your new username
and password for your account - registering your email address will enable us to send you receipts and reminders
Once activation is complete you can go to straight to Items for payment, select which item(s) you want to add to your basket and proceed to complete your payment
If you have any questions, please contact the school office on 0116 2824623. For more information, visit www.parentpay.com/parents/