ParentPay

The market-leading school payment system

Make payments frictionless for parents, students, and staff with ParentPay’s comprehensive cashless payment solution.

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11k schools

trust ParentPay to manage their online payments

4 million

parents use ParentPay to make secure payments

47 seconds

is the average wait time for calls to our support team

Manage all types of income 

With ParentPay’s online payment management system, your school can collect for ALL types of payments online, including fundraising, uniform, lettings, equipment, clubs, trips, school meals, and much more. Thanks to our flexible, parent-friendly payment options, your school can accept cashless payments, by card, bank transfer, and PayPoint. Collecting, handling, and counting funds has never been easier. Make cashless transactions part of your future with ParentPay.

Optimise your income management and reporting

Monitor transactions, payment requests, income types and more in an instant, including reconciliation at school, year, class, or pupil level. Accept digital payments to multiple bank accounts from a range of payment methods.

Funds are settled accordingly on a weekly basis. Income can also be split between central and local banking. ParentPay’s totally cashless income collection services ensure that online payments are immediately credited to the relevant account and can then be allocated directly to the school or the caterer.

Streamline your school dinner service

Reduce food waste and save time with parents able to order and pay online – be it a week or term in advance. With our cost‑effective, cashless and paperless meal management solutions, you can remove all cash from the kitchen for maximum safety and security.

Why customers love ParentPay

All in all a fantastic addition to our school and we would never want to go back to cash payments!

Valley View Primary School

With 99% of our parents using ParentPay we can manage our payments and debts with the click of a button

Belfast High School

We no longer have to rely on students handing cheques in and easier reporting has made collecting payments much simpler for us

Cheadle Hulme School

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FAQs

What are the benefits of using ParentPay?

Over 11,000 schools rely on us for best-in-class cashless payments. As the UK market leader for online school payment services, we help schools to succeed nationwide. We are proud to enable schools such as yours to find the answer to your unique needs with our flexible payment solution.

We’re still in contract with another provider but we want to switch, can you help?

Our special offer makes it possible to switch even if you have an existing provider. You can join us today and not pay until your contract with your existing supplier ends. Terms and conditions apply.

 

Switching to a new system is difficult – how will you support us?

Schools switch to ParentPay every day. Our implementation team are on hand to support you throughout the journey and ensure that you get up and running with the system as quickly and easily as possible.

How will you support us with getting parents on board?

As part of our implementation journey, we offer training and advice to support you with getting parents on-board. We’ve also created a library of assets that you can use to promote ParentPay to your parents to get them using the system as quickly as possible.

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Will the system integrate with my other systems?

You can use ParentPay with whichever MIS your school has. ParentPay also integrates with all market-leading cashless catering providers.