St. Edmund's Catholic Primary School is a cashless school, and we kindly ask that all parents use our e-payment method to pay for school dinners, trips and all other school related purchases through ParentPay.
ParentPay offers you the freedom to make payments whenever and wherever you like 24 hours a day, 7 days a week - safe in the knowledge that the technology used is of the highest security available. You will have a secure online account, activated using a unique username and password, which will first provided by school.
Once first accessed, you will be prompted to change this information, and to keep it safe and secure. If you have more than one child at our school, or children at another ParentPay school, you can create one single account login for all your children regardless of which school they attend.
Making a payment is straightforward and ParentPay holds a payment history for you to view at a later date; no card details are stored in any part of the system. Once you have activated your account you can make online payments straight away.
Please click here to go to the ParentPay website.
If you need any further clarification or assistance regarding online payments, please contact the school office.
What does ParentPay do?
- Enables you to securely pay for school related purchases.
- Provides a history of all payments made.
- One single account for all children.
- Show all items available for payment, for your child/children.
- Emails receipts of payments.
- Offers you the ability to set automated email/SMS payment reminders.
How does ParentPay help our school?
- Reduces the administrative time spent on banking procedures.
- Keeps accurate records of payments made for every student.
- Reduces paper waste.
- Allows for quick and easy refunds back to payment card if needed.
- More efficient payment collection process, reducing the amount of money held in school.
Frequently Asked Questions
When can I log into my account?
Once you have received your activation letter from school with the log in details.
What about our personal information?
ParentPay holds a very limited amount of information about you and your child solely for the purpose of administering your account however; ParentPay does not use your personal information other than for supporting the school. We do not share or give information to any other organisations. We operate under strict guidelines set out by the Data Protection Act 1998.
ParentPay will NEVER contact you by phone, email or mail and ask you to divulge confidential information like passwords or card numbers. If you are ever contacted by someone claiming to be from ParentPay, please contact us immediately on 02476 994 820.
I do not own a home PC, so how can I use ParentPay?
Why not visit your local library, internet café or see if you can get access to a computer at work. Alternatively ask if you can use your school’s computers.