Category Archive for "Information"

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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5 ways our apps help schools to engage with parents on another level

March 29, 2016
Kevin Clayton

We speak with head teachers, deputy head teachers and governors on a daily basis and find that many of them are looking for a time-saving, cost-effective communication platform to improve parental engagement. This is particularly important as improving parental engagement is a key OFSTED requirement and we believe that our…

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School Apps for teachers

Best Educational Apps for Schools

March 4, 2016
Kevin Clayton

Whether you are just looking to get the hang of a new subject or need to cram for those upcoming exams, there are plenty of great apps available to give you the edge. Educational apps are not just excellent for school kids and higher education students, they can help anyone,…

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5 ways schools can improve parental engagement

One of the most common issues experienced by schools and nurseries is engaging with parents so that they fully understand the role that they play in their child’s learning and development. The reason for this is because there can be many barriers for parents, such as the stigma that they…

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How schools can save money by using paperless forms

December 1, 2015
Kevin Clayton

You may already find that costs for paper, printing and photocopying are increasing year on year especially when it comes to printing off booking and consent forms for trips, clubs and other off-site activities. 9 times out of 10 these forms don’t even make it back to parents and will…

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How schools can send scheduled notifications over the holidays

In the run up to the new school term you’ll probably find that your school is inundated with phone calls from parents asking questions about forthcoming events and general information. Phone calls like this from parents are often a waste of your staff’s time as most of the answers to…

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How schools can track absences effectively

November 30, 2015
Kevin Clayton

As the leaves change colour, the clocks go back and colder weather sets in across the country, common types of illnesses are set to thrive and spread throughout nurseries and schools presenting challenges for both parents and staff. Why? Because children are more susceptible to contracting prevalent illnesses such as…

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Ofsted

The Top Qualities of Successful School Leaders

November 30, 2015
Kevin Clayton

Education is a vital aspect of our personal and future career development and most of this takes place in our formative years at both primary and secondary schools. For those who are charged with running our educational establishments, the pressure is constantly on to improve performance and to ensure that…

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Forgot it’s the School Holidays? Help is a Click Away

How often do you forget when the school holidays are or those vital term dates? Too busy to remember that your son or daughter is supposed to be going on a school trip next week? Simply want to be sure that any school emergencies are notified to you as soon…

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How a school app can help you save money

How an App Will Save your School Money

Schools across the UK need to be sure they are getting the best out of their budgets all the time. Finding ways to cut costs and provide more value in their educational provision is key to any organisation that wants to optimise performance. This can involve introducing more efficient working…

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