Schoolcomms BETT on new app


Schoolcomms will be showcasing its new messaging app at the British Educational Training and Technology Show (BETT) in London next week.

Schoolcomms School Gateway App on iPhone

The Bude-based technology company provides online parent payment and communication solutions for schools across the UK.

Its systems include text messaging, attendance tracking, cashless payment services and now a fully interactive and free to download mobile app, School Gateway.

Schoolcomms MD, Tim Perkin said: “Annually, we estimate that primary schools spend more than £6.5 million on sending text messages; secondary schools spend over £2 million.

“The number of Smartphones in the UK is steadily rising – roughly 60% of adults with school-age children have a Smartphone, so School Gateway could easily save UK schools more than £5 million every year.”

The trade show runs from January 30 to February 2, at ExCel London.