What ParentPay does

Why you should use ParentPay

It’s simple, safe, convenient and your child no longer needs to carry cash into school.

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.

  • School meals

    Find out why over two million parents use ParentPay for school meals.

  • Trips, clubs and other items

    You can use ParentPay to pay for a whole range of school items and services.

  • Staying updated

    Get important communications by SMS or email including payment alerts and general school updates.

  • Ways you can pay

    You can pay securely online or if needed with cash in one of 30,000 PayPoint stores.

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We all want our children to become confident, responsible adults, able to cope with everything that comes their way. But when it comes to money, we don't always have the tools to help them understand and manage it properly. That's why we came up with nimbl

It's an exciting new service for the next generation to embark on a valuable journey towards financial independence, with a prepaid debit MasterCard® and smartphone app for 8 to 18 year olds helping them manage their pocket money or allowances. It's the innovative way of embracing digitalisation and instilling responsible money values. 

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