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St Clement's

High School

Parent Links

Parental engagement has a large and positive impact on children’s learning. We have a number of ways in which you can stay informed and work with us to improve your child’s progress.  Click on the links below to use one of the vital links set up for your convenience.

 

Cashless Catering
 

We operate a cashless catering system in our school canteen which eliminates the need for pupils to carry cash throughout the day, thus reducing the risk of loss.  Our till payment system is biometric, using your child’s thumb print on a scanner, meaning no special equipment, cards or cash need to be carried by children.

Any amount can be paid into the child’s account, and any money spent on food and drink will be deducted on a daily basis. Free school meal entitlements are automatically allocated daily. Please note that any monies not spent from the daily free school meal allocation will not be carried over to the next day.

We have two payment options available to you – either online via Parent Pay, or coin and note payments at the pay-point near reception.  Parent Pay should also be used to pay for school trips and other activities.

To comply with current legislation we operate an “Opt-In” policy meaning you must complete the Cashless Catering form in your Marshland High School Data Collection booklet.  If you choose not to have your child registered on the Biometric System, a system generated 4-digit PIN code will be allocated.  Please note that the PIN codes do not have the same level of security, and it will be your child’s responsibility to remember the code and keep it secure at all times. The school will not accept any liability for misuse of the PIN code.

Frequently Asked Questions:

What is Biometric? A digital method of identifying an individual. In this case, a scan which reads between 50 & 130 points on the finger/thumb.  It is not a fingerprint and is for cashless payment use only.
What methods of payment can be used to credit an account?

Money can be credited to an account in one of two ways:
Online payments - To make a payment online, please go to the school website and select the online payments link to make an electronic payment via Parent Pay.
Cash payments at Pay Point – sited next to Reception. Top up accounts by the child placing their finger/thumb on the sensor and inserting cash. However, please note that the online payment is the most efficient method, as the pay-point will only be switched on before school and during break and lunchtimes. As a result, there may be a queue to use this facility. The machine only accepts:
Notes - £20, £10, £5
Coins - £2, £1, 50p, 20p, 10p, 5p – Copper coins (2p and 1p) are not accepted.

Can Money Be Withdrawn? Once an account has been credited, money cannot be withdrawn and must be spent on meal/break services.

Over the next 18 months we will be phasing out the Pay Point machine and moving entirely to a cashless system via Parent Pay.

To log in to the cashless catering payment system please
click here.

Frog Education 

Frog allows teachers to focus on every child as an individual, whether that’s identifying areas where they need help, providing differentiated learning experiences, or giving them rich, formative feedback. It also allows parents and students to log in and access their accounts>

To login please click here.

When logging in and before you reach our Frog VLE you will see a Security Warning; this due to our ISP (Internet Service Provider) being unable to install a required SSL certificate.

Please be assured that although you will have to click on a link that suggests the site is dangerous or insecure, and shows a warning sign,  please be assured that our site is secure and all communication between our server and your PC are encrypted.

Parent App 
 

SIMS Parent App provides easy access to important information and about your child’s school development and progress. Once enrolled, access is provided to our parent app and website showing:

  • Attendance, behaviour, and achievement
  • Key dates including School term, Inset dates and contact details at the click of a button
  • PRAISE report
  • Notifications and reminders of important information
  • Your contact details, which you can update in case of emergency
  • Information on all your children, if you have more than one attending Marshland

Getting started with the SIMS parent app:

  1. Complete the parent app section in the Marshland High School Data Collection booklet
  2. We will send you an activation email, simply click on the link from your tablet, PC or smartphone to activate your account. If you do not receive an email and would like to be part of this app, then please email parentapp@marshlandhigh.co.uk.  You will need to include; your name, your child’s name and child’s form in the email.
  3. You can then login using your normal Facebook, Twitter, Google or Microsoft username and password.
  4. From your smartphone or tablet, download the app from the Google Play or Apple App store – search for SIMS Parent.
  5. From a PC or Windows phone, login online at www.sims-parent.co.uk

Please note that your activation email is unique to you and should not be used by anyone else.  If you require an additional login then please contact the school.

Your activation email will expire after 14 days if it is not used, please contact the school if you require a replacement after this date.

To log in please click here.

 

Parent Evening Booking System  

Allows parents to see teachers' available parents' evening appointment times on one screen and choose a time that suits them with ease. Once booked, parents receive an automatic confirmation of the appointment.

If you have any queries then please contact the school       
                                                                                           
To log in please click here.

parent View 

Parent View gives you the chance to tell Ofsted what you think about Springwood, from the quality of teaching to dealing with bullying and poor behaviour. The survey can be completed at any time; you don’t have to wait until the school is being inspected.                                                                       

To log in please click here

Show My Homework  

Record, track and monitor homework at Marshland High School.

This online tool and app allows parents to keep track of homework, by providing a deeper insight of tasks set, as well as submission status and grades.  We hope that it helps with student’s organisation, time-management and keeping on top of workloads. You will have:

  • 24/7 access.
  • View quality and quantity of homework.
  • Translation into over 50 languages.
  • Apps available for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and Android devices.
  • Receive automated notifications before homework is due.

You will be provided with login details to your personal account, ready-linked to your child’s homework calendar.

Simply visit Show My Homework and follow the links to logon and view your child’s live homework calendar.

Instructional videos are available on the Show My Homework website to find out more and email support is available from help@showmyhomework.co.uk.  If you’d like to get in touch with the school or provide feedback, please contact office@marshlandhigh.co.uk via email.

To log in to Show My Homework please
click here