We would like to advise that as of the 1 September 2017, we will no longer accept cash or cheque payments within school.
Ways to Pay
ParentPay is an online payment system for schools. It allows parents to pay quickly and securely for school meals, trips and activities, uniforms, music lessons and fees. You simply top-up your ParentPay account online by debit or credit card, or in cash through PayPoint stores. Payment by standing order and faster payments will be available soon. Your ParentPay balance can be used immediately to pay for any of your children’s items at any school using ParentPay.
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 hours a day, 7 days per week.
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 won’t 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
It is safer for students
What happens if I don’t have access to the internet?
You can pay by cash, card and contactless payments – in a local shop or by phone – they help to keep modern life moving. People use PayPoint to control their household finances and make essential payments.
What are the benefits to our school?
You can help us reduce workloads for all staff, creating more time to lend to educational support and the smooth running of the school. Using ParentPay or PayPoint 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.
How to get started with…
We will send you your account activation username and password, 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, you will 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
Every letter relating to chargeable topic will include a unique barcode. This letter needs to be simply taken to your nearest PayPoint service.
Should you have any further information, please contact the school reception on 01904 560000.
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