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What is School Gateway?

School Gateway is the parent portal (smartphone app and website) which you can access to see the information we hold on your child. This includes your contact details as well as their achievement (Vivo rewards), attendance and behaviour information for the academic year. School Gateway will be operational from Monday 11th April 2016.

Make online payments to school via credit or debit card

Use School Gateway to make online payments with a debit or credit card any time, via the smartphone app or website. You can also view school meal balances and top them up. It makes paying for school meals easier and more flexible for parents and reduces the amount of cash being carried by children on school premises.


To make things easy, we will also use the School Gateway system to notify parents of relevant school information by text or email. This facility also allows you to text or email us back. With the School Gateway app on your smartphone texts to and from school will be free. This will replace our current system text/email system which operates through The Contact Group. However we will continue with The Contact Group in managing our pupil absence calls to parents.

Not Used School Gateway before?

Activating your School Gateway account is quick and easy to do. All you need is your email address and mobile number that school holds on record for you.

Download the app

If you have a smartphone, please download School Gateway from your app store (Android and iPhone). The app shows the same information as the website PLUS it saves the school money when we send you a text message.

Visit the website and click on 'New User'. You'll receive a text message with a PIN number. Use this PIN to log in to School Gateway.

The set-up process is simple and will take no more than a couple of minutes. When you install the app please say yes to "Allow Push Notifications" when prompted. When you launch School Gateway for the first time and select 'New User' you will need to enter the email address and mobile telephone number you have registered with the school.

We hope that you will find School Gateway to be a fast and easy way to see how your child is doing in terms of achievement, behaviour and attendance at Poltair School and also a simple and flexible way to pay for school meals.


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