Category Archive for "Parents"

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 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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Ideas for the summer holidays

Will You Struggle to Communicate with Parents During the Summer Holiday Break?

May 27, 2016
Kevin Clayton

Just because it’s half term or the summer holidays, that doesn’t mean your school has stopped working. There are courses to plan, meetings to attend and future cohorts to organise. Having a smart app that is designed to keep people informed is the perfect solution for busy primary and secondary…

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School apps

From a police incident to a burst pipe: How does your school distribute an urgent message quickly?

May 27, 2016
Kevin Clayton

The great thing about modern technology is that we can communicate much more quickly than ever before. That means if there is a problem schools can get hold of parents pretty much straight away and make sure everyone is kept fully informed. One common occurrence that can affect a school…

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Choosing a School For Your Child

March 24, 2016
Kevin Clayton

Every parent wants the best for their children and choosing the right school is probably at the top of their wish list. It’s not just about the standard of education and where the school is on the league table that maters but other important issues such as location and all…

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Best school apps for parents

Advantages of Schools Keeping in Touch with Parents

March 22, 2016
Kevin Clayton

Involving parents as much as possible in the education of their children is important. That’s something that most head teachers, as well as mums and dads, would wholeheartedly agree with. It’s not just these two sides who benefit though – without good cooperation and communication between parents and schools, children…

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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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How to help parents keep track of key dates

January 26, 2016
Kevin Clayton

Most modern day parents live a fast paced and hectic lifestyle trying to juggle multiple tasks at once can sometimes lead to disorganised chaos. That’s why it’s important for schools to think of innovative ways to keep parents in the loop so they can keep track of important dates and…

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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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