school apps at Christmas

The Benefits of a School App at Christmas

December 7, 2016
Kevin Clayton

There’s plenty going on at school around Christmas time and keeping parents up to date can be a big administrative problem. If you want to make sure that everyone has the right information at the right time, developing a school app is a good idea. It’s cost effective, easy to…

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school apps for pupils

How a School App Benefits Pupils

November 25, 2016
Kevin Clayton

While we look at the great benefits of school apps for staff and parents, allowing them to communicate better and stay engaged, we all too often forget about the most important part of the mix. Pupils themselves can also get huge benefits from a well-designed school app. These include: Quick…

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school apps for parents

How to Get the Most Out of a Parents’ Evening

October 31, 2016
Kevin Clayton

Love them or hate them, parents’ evenings are an opportunity for you to sit down with a teacher and check out how your child is progressing. For both schools and parents there is always the challenge to get the most out of these kinds of sessions. It does however give…

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Using your Own Mobile App to Take your School into the 21st Century

October 5, 2016
Kevin Clayton

More and more of us now have a mobile device such as a smartphone or tablet. It’s something that has revolutionised the way we communicate. We can text friends and family on the go, shop whenever we want and get important information sent straight to our favourite devices. Advances in…

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How a school app can help you save money

Best Fundraising Ideas for Schools

August 31, 2016
Kevin Clayton

Whether it’s finding money for new equipment or raising the cash for a class trip abroad, schools across the UK are usually busy organising events and fundraisers throughout the year. It can be difficult coming up with new ideas that catch the attention and, better still, fundraising that gets everyone…

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blogging for schools

The Benefits of a Blog for your School

August 23, 2016
Kevin Clayton

Blogging isn’t just for businesses, it’s for schools as well. When head teachers look at their online presence, they often pay attention to their website and social media, but less to producing a regular blog. There are a number of benefits that this can bring, both for the school itself…

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Book a FREE demonstration for your school – we’ll even build your own app for it with no obligation!

July 25, 2016
Kevin Clayton

Most schools put great communication at the heart of everything they do. Keeping in touch with parents is vital for the smooth running of any school and technology can certainly help in this respect. With so many of us using smartphones and tablets nowadays, introducing an app that keeps everyone…

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school apps during the summer holidays

How Your School Can Benefit from an App Over the Summer Holidays

June 29, 2016
Kevin Clayton

Keeping pupils and parents informed has always been an issue for schools. Particularly at times when everyone is on holiday during the summer, getting out that urgent message can involve a lot of extra work and administrative time. Creating a school app that helps keep everyone up to date, during…

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school apps for parents

Top Reasons Why Parents Don’t Engage with School Activities

June 24, 2016
Kevin Clayton

There are all sorts of reasons you don’t get the response you want when you hold a school activity. Either parents didn’t get the information in the first place or it arrived too late for them to change their plans. Perhaps a parent just forgot to check in with what…

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