Integrated with the SIMS user interface, the Schoolcomms system provides an easy and effective solution for schools and parents.
Enabling email and texting communications to parents; collecting online payments; managing attendance, breakfast and afterschool clubs; publishing achievement, behaviour, assessment data and more.
Schoolcomms allows secondary schools to send individual timetables and exam notifications to students and parents.
Integrates with SIMS
Integrates with SIMS
Schoolcomms uses the information already stored in your SIMS system about pupils, the groups they belong to, attendance, contact details, etc.
Easy to implement and roll out to parents
Training is included within the licence and a ‘Getting parents started’ pack includes draft emails and letters to parents; words, images and a video for your website; artwork for posters and pop-up stands to display around school.
Easy and efficient
Save time dealing with dinner money, school trips, events, after school clubs. Schoolcomms is accredited to automatically update SIMS Dinner Money and links with all leading cashless caterers.
Improve parental engagement in learning
Update parents on achievements, learning, assessments, exams and more.
Reduce absence and lateness
Rapid response to first day / unexplained absence.
Save money. Save time.
Save money on text message costs with instant messages. These are free using the School Gateway smartphone app from Schoolcomms. Save a huge amount on paper and printing costs.
Accessible at school, home, and even via your smartphone.
You can launch Schoolcomms from within SIMS - from the Focus menu, or the Student Details screens. 'Send message' buttons are on the SIMS student, Behaviour Management, SEN and Exclusions screens.
Email, text and instant app messaging
Weekly newsletters, first day absence follow-up, cancelled after-school clubs, emergency notification of school closures - there are hundreds of important messages that you need to send quickly and easily.
Share achievement, assessment, behaviour, timetable and attendance data with parents. Parents can check the details school holds for them and complete a Pupil Premium eligibility feature to help you identify funding.
Manage breakfast and afterschool clubs. Select the pupils to invite; email or text parents, take online payments, manage balances and monitor attendance by session.