Multi Academy Trust & Secondary School Software

The perfect single software solution for secondary schools and MATS. Select one of more of our features to create your own bespoke package.

Secondary schools and multi-academy trusts can benefit from bringing many functions into a single platform for huge money savings & increased efficiency.

Our modules can be combined to create a bespoke solution for your school’s requirements. We find that our secondary school and multi-academy trust customers particularly enjoy using SchoolsBuddy to take wraparound care bookings, organise after school activities, take parents evening bookings and online payments. SchoolsBuddy’s secondary school software can act as a parent portal encompassing all of these elements including built in parent communications and personal calendar.

Bookings & Online Payments

Take bookings and payments for many school events including school trips, sports kit, extra-curricular activities, music lessons, prom nights and more. Easy to set up any type of event, with or without a corresponding fee which can be paid online by the parents (you must have the payments module activated).

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  • Quick to set up
  • Allows many types of events
  • Can be used for free events
  • Take payments online
  • Simple to use
  • Tracking & reporting

After School Clubs

  • Preference based sign up
  • Super quick auto allocation
  • Populates parent diary
  • Links to online payments
  • Limited access for club providers

  • Mobile attendance registers

Allow parents to choose after school clubs for their child or children in SchoolsBuddy using our unique preference-based system. Being able to make more than one choice per day, in preference order, parents are able to make sure their children have a club on any particular day. SchoolsBuddy will intelligently allocate clubs to children based on these preferences at a single click of a button. Manual allocations also be made, and payments taken for any clubs which have a charge. Clubs will automatically populate the parent diary and attendance registers generated.

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Parents Evening Bookings

Our parents evening system links to your MIS to use teacher and subject classes to generate parents evening appointments. Adjustable appointment lengths, printable staff schedules and simple appointment blocking for breaks makes admin a breeze. Double bookings are eliminated by automatically blocking other appointments at the same time. Parents can book for more than one child within a single login.

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  • Quick to set up
  • Staff/Class data from your MIS

  • Flexible appointment lengths
  • Minimise errors
  • Staff schedules
  • Tracking & reporting

Online Payments

Take payments for clubs, activities, trips and more. Charges will link to bookings made, with finance reporting and tracking in the system. Childcare vouchers are easily handled.

Parent Communications

SchoolsBuddy’s parent communications feature email and mobile push notifications, as well as a personal calendar for each user.

Transport System

If your school is in a location where bus transport is necessary, SchoolsBuddy can create bus lists for students requiring the service, with clever checks and mobile attendance.

Some of the Secondary Schools and Multi-Academy Trusts already using SchoolsBuddy: