Online payments for schools and early years
You will soon be able to pay online costs such as dinner money and school trips for our schools, nurseries and early years centres.
ParentPay is a secure website that lets you use your credit or debit card to pay your school. It will be our preferred method of receiving school and early years payments.
Your head teacher will let you know when and how you can use ParentPay. All parents and carers will be able to use ParentPay by June 2017.
Benefits of ParentPay
You can make payments
- whenever and wherever you like using any device
- for multiple items in a single transaction
- for large items in instalments.
- For all your children in one place, even if they go to different schools.
There is no need to worry about your child carrying cash.
You can see your full payment history
Primary parents can choose their children's meals to help encourage them to make healthy choices.
ParentPay will never ask you to for confidential information like passwords or card numbers. If you are contacted by someone claiming to be from ParentPay, call ParentPay immediately
0247 699 4820.
Free school meals
Pupils that get free school meals will have their ParentPay account credited each day. The school meal credit balance will not be carried over to the next day.
If your primary school child receives free school meals, you will still need to book their meals using ParentPay. This helps the kitchen make the right number of meals each day.
ParentPay means that pupils who get free school meals will be anonymous, as they are ordered exactly the same way as paid meals.