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Communication at Highwood

The school has three APPs which are used to communicate to parents and for parents to make payments for items such as uniform, dinners, trips and extended day. 

ParentMail

ParentMail is used for the following;

· Urgent messages to parents and club cancellations by text

· Reminders and copies of important letters by email

· Weekly bulletin by email

· Parents can use the APP to advise of their child’s absence

ParentMail is both web and APP based. You will receive a link to set up ParentMail when your child starts school. Please note that changes of telephone numbers must be accepted on the APP to ensure you continue to receive messages. Please ensure that you keep us up to date with changes to contact numbers and email addresses.

SIMs Parent APP

This is our newest APP and is used for the following;

· Parents can update their children’s contact and medical information

· Parents can view their child’s attendance data

· Parents can see important dates in the school diary

SIMs Parent is both web and APP based. We hope to eventually enable parents to book clubs and see homework and achievement information. A link will be sent to parents when they start at school and reminders sent to sign up. Please contact the school office for a link if you do not receive one.

SCOPAY APP

This is our payment APP and is used for the following;

· Payment of school dinners

· Payment for breakfast and after school club

· Payment of wraparound care

· Payment of trips

· Ordering and payment for school uniform

· Booking of Parents evenings

SCOPAY is both web and APP based. Please contact the school office for your child’s link code to set up the APP.