Welcome to the Parents Booking ‘Knowledge Base’
What is Parents Booking?
We have more than ten years’ experience helping thousands of schools take millions of parents’ evening appointments, as well as event, club, trip and associated bookings, online.
- Parents log in online and select appointment times and/or tickets, places and seats that suit them
- Parents can let teachers know of any issues or discussion topics ahead of parents’ evening
- Teachers check their appointments schedule in advance and prepare for their meetings
- Parent-teacher meetings can be held by video call or in-person.
- It’s that easy – no queues full of students, appointment times are never lost
What are Parents Booking’s benefits?
- Run smoother, more effective parents’ evenings, and take bookings for events, clubs and trips in a few clicks
- Save hundreds of teacher and admin/staff hours annually
- Increase parental engagement and attendance
- Monitor and improve school performance indicators, e.g. help “close the gap” in attainment
- We save schools more than they spend on our subscription in paper savings alone
- Go paper-free, saving money and being more eco-friendly
- We seamlessly fit into schools’ digital strategies using integrations with your favourite EdTech products
Try it for free
Just get in touch to arrange a demo or a completely free, no-obligation trial of Parents Booking.
Why choose us?
We’re the original and best parents’ evening booking system, loved by schools and parents across the UK.
Watch a demo
Get a feel for the software by watching a quick demonstration video. See how parents and the school use us.
What does it cost?
We quote each school individually – get in touch to see what a year’s subscription would cost for your school.
Modules and Integrations
We integrate with your favourite EdTech products so that you can easily ‘plug us into’ your digital offering.
Set up parent-teacher meetings which are video calls rather than in-person meetings. Parents simply login to Parents Booking by mobile, tablet or computer instead of attending the school.
Event & Club Booking
Parents can reserve tickets/places, or pay for them online, using the Event & Club Booking module. Events, student performances, student club sign-ups and meetings are all compatible.
Xporter on Demand
Schools can upload their pupil, parent and teacher data to their Parents Booking account in one click, safely, securely, using Groupcall’s Xporter on Demand (XoD), the datasharing tool.
Schools can upload their pupil, parent and teacher data into their Parents Booking account in one quick click, safely and securely, using Wonde, the datasharing tool.
If you use Groupcall Messenger, your communications to parents will be enhanced and track-able. Parents using the Xpressions app can login in one click by single sign-on.
Parents at schools who use Firefly’s fantastic virtual learning environment (VLE) can login in one click, through single sign-on (SSO) technology, using their Firefly account.
We have integrated with the (Scottish) Parents Portal, allowing parents to login to Parents Booking in one click, improving convenience and saving even more time.
Parent Booking can process electronic payments from parents, securely, for their event, ticket, club, trip and/or any other parent bookings, through our simple-to-setup ParentPay integration.
Any problems? Try our guides, videos and FAQs, or email/call the support desk.