OurSchoolsApp has had a facelift!

Posted on 11 October 2017 in All news

OurSchoolsApp has had a facelift!

A new version of OurSchoolsApp  is now available via automatic update from Apple App Store or Google Play Store.

 

The latest update includes a new layout, featuring clean new icons for your news, information,  calendar and contacts – with backgrounds that match your school or nursery’s branding.

Your parents who already have OurSchoolsApp will automatically see the updated App on their phone – however this is the perfect time to really drive downloads amongst parents who haven’t already downloaded it.

It’s still FREE and available in Apple App Store and Google Play Store today!

If you’ve invested in OurSchoolsApp, you will surely want as many of your parents as possible to be using it.  To help you with this, we’ve produced  OurSchoolsApp Parent Pack with tips and resources to drive downloads amongst your parents.

We are working hard at building out the functionality within the app and have a number of exciting new features near to completion, which will give you the ability to upload documents direct to OurSchoolsApp, access to RSS news feeds and targeted in app push notifications, enabling you to send free messages direct to individual parents.

There is further functionality planned further down the line, enabling the parent to view attendance, behaviours, achievements and payments, and we are also building enhanced calendar integrations.

If you were still in any doubt of the benefits of the App, listen to what one School Business Manager from Warley Road Primary School in Halifax, has to say about OurSchoolsApp:

We decided to get OurSchoolsApp because we appreciate that for busy parents, keeping track of information and updates – especially with multiple children – can be a constant juggling act, and really quite stressful.  We wanted to give them one place of reference to receive all school updates.  The vast majority of parents on-the-go have a smart phone, so the app is the ideal way for them to get updates, instantly during the day.  We can add buttons to the app to signpost parents to our website, our twitter feed and important school information – giving them a single point of reference.  Our parents love OurSchoolsApp as much as we do”.

How precious is your time?

We understand that schools are busy places, and your school office has a never-ending to do list – that’s why we’ve launched an App Managed Service – where we will take care of updating your App for you on a weekly basis, so you can rest assured that your parents are getting the information they need – straight to their phone.

 

Call the Customer Services team on 03333 13 14 15 (option 2) for more information, and to get your service started today!