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School Gateway

We have a passionate, deeply-held belief that improved parent engagement is a powerful tool for transforming a school. We believe when parents are fully connected, they feel part of the school and can relate strongly to its aims and ambitions. To achieve this, we are committed to ongoing learning and understanding of how to deliver effective parent engagement using mobile and web technology. Consequently, we have come to the difficult but correct decision to move away from our current parent information platform – Live Reporting to a fantastic new resource called Schoolcomms – School Gateway.


What is School Gateway?  

School Gateway is a communication platform that will eventually allow parents to access a student’s homework, timetable, attendance, school dinners, behaviour incidents, number of house points, as well as being able to make cashless payments and receive/respond to messages all through a fantastic parent app. When the app is first launched not all features will be available due to the complexities associated with implementing them but we do aim to have all the features active from September 2018.

The phone image gives an example of what parents can expect from the new app.

We aim for the switch between Live Reporting and School Gateway to be as efficient as possible but there may be a short period of down time. During the changeover, parents will no longer be able to access Live Reporting and all of its features will end from the 9th May.   

What you need to do now

Activate your School Gateway account. It’s quick and easy to do. All you need are 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 you can message the school for FREE – this will also save 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 into School Gateway.

If you’re having trouble logging in, it may be because school doesn’t have your current email and mobile phone number on record. Please call school and we’ll update the details on our system. We hope that you will find School Gateway a great way to keep up to date with what’s going on at school.

It is also possible for students to download the app so that they can access the same great features such as behaviour/achievement and their timetable.