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Description

School App for Parents

One of the leading providers of parental communication and engagement apps in the UK.
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School Spider

Everything your school needs in order to succeed online with a website, a parent payment system, mobile app and loads...
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Educational Impact

School App for Parents

improve parent engagement88%
save school money70%
reduce teacher workload60%
Not measured 
Not measured 
 

School Spider

improve parent engagement88%
save school money63%
reduce teacher workload60%
improve school processes85%
increase student collaboration54%
 
Recommended Usage
2 minutes a day to send messages and check the app is up to date.

Parent communication + other features: 2.5 hours per week. If being used just for website updating: 1 hour

Most Helpful Reviews

School App for Parents

Irene Snedden: Very easy to use and help is always available when you need it.
Sylvia Davidson: so easy to use, saves office time
Aileen: It is a useful tool for schools to share information with parents.
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School Spider

Kath Markham: the website is continually growing, the support is excellent and the website is easy to use
Rachel Battersby: Very good value for money, easy to edit
Andy Brady: I think School Spider is THE benchmark for what a high-quality, low-maintenance school website should be. The incredible customer service - including responding to our requests for a bespoke and tailored design - is above and beyond the call of duty. Our website has helped us to develop so many areas of our practice and has increased our awareness of the importance of branding and projecting an image which is consistent with our values. We would urge other schools to explore the tools and quality of the service School Spider offer - they will not be disappointed!
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Age Range

School App for Parents

5-7, 8-10, 11-13, 14-16, 17-18 

School Spider

5-7, 8-10, 11-13 
Features

School App for Parents

Vendor has not supplied this information 

School Spider

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Accessibility

School App for Parents

Vendor has not supplied this information 

School Spider

Vendor has not supplied this information 
Policies

School App for Parents

Privacy Policy
GDPR
Terms of Service
 

School Spider

Privacy Policy
GDPR
Terms of Service
 
Requirements

School App for Parents

Internet to access the content management system where the app is managed from.
 

School Spider

We aim to make the School Spider software as easy to use as possible so only a basic computer knowledge is needed of both administrative staff and students.

  • Users will be given a username and password and access to the schools new testing website. From here they will be able to login and perform tasks.
  • All training is given by School Spider at time of trial period setup,
  • School administrators and teachers would need a computer connected to the internet.
  • Parents can either access parents' area through the school website or by downloading the School Spider mobile app on Android or iOS
 
Training

School App for Parents

Unlimited webinar training for unlimited number of administrators.
 

School Spider

School Spider will provide a 90 minute demonstration of software to staff, who can then feed this information to their pupils and to the parents user testing group.

  • We have a vast amount of online tutorials also to help schools.
 
Set Up

School App for Parents

Vendor has not supplied this information

School Spider

We work with you to plan your system and set it up to match your requirements, e.g. recreating lesson observation forms, determining check-in dates, agree your strategic goals and outcomes, etc. This is done in an session which usually lasts around an hour. We then aim to have you up and running within one working day.
Support

School App for Parents

24/7 Live Rep
Phone Support
Email/Help Desk
FAQs/Forum
Knowledge Base
 

School Spider

24/7 Live Rep
Phone Support
Email/Help Desk
FAQs/Forum
Knowledge Base
 
Home Learning

School App for Parents

Not available To parents
 

School Spider

Not available To parents
 
Screenshots

School Spider

Vendor has not supplied any screenshots
Video

School Spider

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Pricing

School App for Parents

£400 for primaries and £500 for secondaries. Annual subscription that includes unlimited messages, unlimited downloads, a 4’ x 2 ft’ all weather outdoor banner,A5 promotional leaflets, a digital launch pack and all training and customer service. The price quoted above does not include VAT.

School Spider

Free Version
Freemium
Free Trial
Paid Subscription
One-Off Fee
Hourly Rate

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