school website design

We Now Offer Website Design & Creation for Schools

April 5, 2017
Kevin Clayton

The Benefits of a Great School Website At Parent Apps, we’re always looking at new ways to improve the service we offer to schools. Most head teachers want to create an eye-catching website that really gives their staff, pupils and parents everything they need. The trouble is finding the people…

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school app for parents

Having a School App: The Advantages for Parents

April 5, 2017
Kevin Clayton

Millions of us nowadays use our smartphones, essentially to run our lives. Whether that’s keeping in touch with friends and family, organising the kids or making sure we get to that work appointment on time, there’s a lot can be done on these mini power packed computers. Most of us…

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communicating with parents taking forever?

Why Your Academy School Needs an App

April 5, 2017
Kevin Clayton

The Conservative Government has done a lot to create more academy schools in recent years. While they have their detractors, academies have also certainly thrived and are providing high standards of education for pupils all over the UK. As with any other type of school, academies need to be able…

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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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school app

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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