WE MAKE IT EASIER FOR TEACHERS, PARENTS AND CHILDREN

Through our useful set of communication, payments, data tools and apps.
From the smallest school or the biggest local authority, we have a communication product to suit everyone's needs.

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WE MAKE IT EASIER WITH ONLINE PAYMENT AND APPS

“The App is useful as news reaches parents directly, rather than them having to look for it on the school website. It’s a good way of making sure parents are getting the necessary information.” Secondary School Assistant Headteacher, Liverpool

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WE MAKE IT EASIER TO IMPROVE ATTENDANCE AND BEHAVIOUR

“I have been using Truancy Call and Call Parents for a number of years now and would agree emphatically that you provide a solid and reliable service.” Secondary School Attendance and Admissions Manager, Derby

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WE MAKE IT EASIER TO MONITOR AND REPORT ON LOOKED AFTER CHILDREN

"We were aware that out monitoring of attendance was compromised as we are a Virtual School. Using Looked After Call means we now know when children are not attending." Steve Laycock, Virtual Headteacher at Herefordshire.

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WE MAKE IT EASIER FOR CLUBS TO COMMUNICATE AND TAKE ONLINE PAYMENTS

“ClubContact is just excellent. Members are very happy to be informed via texts and emails. The setup has taken no time at all and we were up and running within a day or two, what more can I say, it’s great!” Football Club Owner, Essex

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Who we are

Who we are

Contact Group is a leading provider of best in class communication and data services to thousands of state and independent primary and secondary schools, academies, nurseries, sixth form colleges, local authorities, charities and clubs in the UK and Ireland. In addition we operate to international schools in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Australia.

What we do

What we do

Our range of solutions cover parental communication and payment, school attendance, looked after children, anti-bullying systems, term time holiday tracking, mentoring and personalised apps. In addition, with trusted partners we provide registration apps, seating charts, behaviour management, reward systems and information gathering tools for teachers.

How we do it

How we do it

Contact Group listens to what our customers want and provide solutions that help facilitate whole-school communication with parents, governors, staff and students. We integrate seamlessly with the leading school Management Information Systems (MIS), enabling schools to send messages at the touch of a button, dramatically reducing administrative time and costs associated with contacting parents individually by phone.

 

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“This technology has helped us to contact parents a lot more efficiently. Previously we had to call all the parents individually, now we simply press a button.”

Headteacher at secondary school, Carlisle

“It has helped us reduce the rates of unauthorised absence significantly.”

Mr G at Academy Headteacher, Essex

“We have used this solution for 3 years now and we take the line that children often ‘talk with their thumbs’ and that texting provides them with a familiar medium to communicate issues that they might otherwise find difficult.

“It’s very simple to use, I get a text when someone has made a report and I can listen to it as a voicemail and reply by text. We always respond the same day. The commitment I give is that I will drop whatever I’m doing and will arrange for the most appropriate person to deal with the incident immediately.”

Deputy headteacher at secondary school, Derbyshire

“The App is useful as news reaches parents directly, rather than them having to look for it on the school website. It’s a good way of making sure parents are getting the necessary information.”

Assistant Headteacher at secondary school, Liverpool

“LCC is now able to meet, at a reasonable cost, its statutory requirements under the Children’s Act 2004. In addition to this it is able to send more quickly and efficiently regular reports to its partners on its LAC’s educational performance.

“The recent Ofsted report stated: ‘A new electronic data system for attendance monitoring, both within the city and out of area, ensures daily checks and swift action.”

Strategic Lead for LAC Education at Liverpool City Council

“ClubContact is just excellent. Members are very happy to be informed via texts and emails. It’s more efficient and also it saves loads of admin time. The setup has taken no time at all and we were up and running within a day or two, what more can I say, it’s great!”

Football club owner at Essex

“This particular scheme has been very successful …. mentees can discreetly send information and seek assistance about problems they are encountering. Although there are considerable advantages to our face-to-face method, there are also drawbacks. For example, sometimes mentors aren’t always available when the student wants to see them or the question they have may just require a quick reply and so a meeting isn’t always necessary.”

Strategic ICT Co-ordinator at secondary school, Herefordshire

“We have also started using Reggie® as a way for the SLT to monitor attendance. They can log in to the app on their own devices, which allows them to get an overview of attendance for the current and previous days.”

IT Manager at secondary school, Worcestershire

“The visual representation of the data really helps a teacher plan and organise the room to maximise learning opportunities and, if required, make changes quickly and easily. A real winner!”

Deputy headteacher at school and sports college, Bolton

“10 out of 10 for all things, very impressed with it, it has saved staff time and made it easy to collate information from lots of staff.”

Staff at academy, Nottingham

“…extremely well received by both staff and parents… used extensively by staff on a daily basis…”

Assistant Headteacher at secondary school, Bolton

“There wasn’t anything on the market that offered the flexibility we needed and that met the requirements of our staff. Instead we relied on manually gathering this information in Excel spreadsheets and SIMS which was time-consuming and made it difficult to extract real value.”

Kevin Barnett, Centre Director at Freemantle Church of England Community Academy.

“…ensure that no child ‘slips through the net’…”

Project Manager at local authority

“I have been using Truancy Call and Call Parents for a number of years now and would agree emphatically that you provide a solid and reliable service.”

Attendance and Admissions Manager at secondary school, Derby

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