About ParentPay

ParentPay is the market leading online payment service for schools and families. We provide online payments, income management and dinner money administration for schools, local authorities and caterers.

Our school online payment and communication system has:

  •  helped 6,000 schools save administration, staff time and reduced costs 

  • enabled over 2 million parents to pay schools quickly and securely

  • provided families for over 12 years, a safe and secure way to pay for meals, trips, clubs and more.

ParentPay for parents

What's new

Read about the latest updates and future plans for ParentPay

School meals

Top-up dinner money online, book meals and see what your child has eaten

Pay for everything

Make sure your child doesn't miss out on school trips and other activities

Keep up to date

Get balance or payment alerts by text or email from ParentPay

Key features for schools

Total cashless income collection

Collect income online for schools meals, trips, clubs and more

Integrated parental communication

Send payment alerts or school messages by text or email to parents

Efficient dinner money management

Comprehensive solutions for both fixed priced and cashless meals

Works across multiple schools

ParentPay can work across a Local Authority or Multi-Academy Trust

ParentPay have made it so easy for our school to handle children's payments. I genuinely cannot understand how we coped before we had it at our school.

June, School Bursar in Maidenhead

Why 6,000 schools use ParentPay

To go cashless

Remove cash to make schools safer for pupils and staff

To be efficient

Reduce cash collection costs & administration time

To be transparent

Provide clear and concise real-time statements to parents

To be inclusive

Support cash based families with payments in over 28,000 PayPoint stores

ParentPay partners

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ParentPay in the media

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