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SZapp

School Mobile Communications App

SZapp

A direct and free communication channel to parents

SZapp is a mobile app that’s free for parents to download. SZapp allows your school to send free push notifications to your parents at any time.

Everything at their finger tips

Correlate all your schools important information in the one place and make it available to your parents anywhere anytime on their mobile device.

 
 

An app unique to you

Your school’s colours and branding will be used to create a unique version of the app for your parents. SZapp is fully customised to your school’s individual needs as part of our standard set up process. This includes creating custom tiles, integrating your existing systems and setting up groups for your parent community to join.

SZapp Features

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All products and features have come from school feedback. We thank all our schools for this guidance and will continue to listen.

  • User registration
  • Passcode protected content
  • Targeted, segmented push notifications
  • Customise your home page to suit your school's needs
  • One to one communication
  • Administration access to send notifications from your mobile phone
  • Link to payment gateways and social media
  • Multiple school subscriptions
  • School calendar and event bookings module
  • Upload and send eForms and documents
  • School news stream with event integration
  • Photo gallery and video integration
  • Ongoing maintenance
  • Support for schools and parents
  • Free for parents to download
  • GDPR Compliant

Features Overview

Control centre

Build, publish and communicate all from one central login. All Schoolzine products are managed through one easy to use Control Centre. Enjoy seamless integration across all our products.

Messages

Create, send, measure and manage notifications and emails to your entire community across multiple channels instantly.

Statistics

Want to know who is reading your newsletters? Every email sent has in-depth statistics showing open and bounce rates, and more.

Schoolzine Calendar

A mobile friendly solution gives parents the ability to filter by year or groups, then sync the events that are important to them with one click. With options to add RSVP, payment links and secured staff calendars, your school has complete flexibility.

Custom eforms with digital signatures

Interactive and customisable forms for absentees, enrolments, sign-ups, excursions and more. Include digital signatures for greater security.

Photo Galleries and Videos

Unlimited media content ability. Don’t get stuck having to choose only a couple of images to show parents, display as many images as you want with unlimited mobile responsive galleries and video display.

Google Translate

Translate your eNewsletters, web pages, eForms and app notifications into over 100 languages at the click of a button.

Social media Integration

Gain maximum coverage of your newsletter by linking your newsletter distributions to your major social networking profiles. Also vice versa, show your social media feeds across the Schoolzine platform.

Spot Polls

Polls are a great way of making your newsletters engaging. Show your parents that their opinions matter. Make them fun or ask serious questions and have the results displayed instantly.

Surveys

A great way to gain feedback on more complex subjects from parents and students. With a mobile friendly format, integrate surveys with SZapp, newsletters and websites. Responses are private and are collated or exported from your Control Centre.

Support

Unlimited training and support for your entire team.

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Don't just take our word...

"The support provided was absolutely brilliant – very responsive and informative, which is what we like to get! I found the system to be very intuitive and easy to use. The process of producing the newsletter was straightforward."

Sue Edwards
Managing Director, LASBM

"Schoolzine have helped our school in so many ways. Their app has enabled us to connect with parents that have previously felt uncontactable. The control centre is super easy to use and I know I can call the team anytime if I need any help or advice."

Sarah Plaskitt
Executive Headteacher, Snitterfield Primary School

"We’re happy with this newsletter, it was a success! I’m happy with how it went for this 1st edition. Schoolzine is always very available to help which makes it easier!"

Martina Ruel
Executive Assistant, OneSchool Europe

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Frequent Questions about SZapp

Are there any costs for downloading SZapp?
No, SZapp is completely free to download and use!
How do I install SZapp on my device?
Apple Devices
1. On your device, open the App Store.
2. Search the App Store for SZapp.
3. Download and install SZapp.
Android Devices
1. On your device, open the Play Store.
2. Search the App Store for SZapp.
3. Download and install SZapp.
View our handy installation guide for more information.
What is My Feed?
My Feed is a combined summary view of all news items from the schools you have subscribed to, as well as any system notifications from Schoolzine. This can be accessed via the My Feed icon in the top right corner of SZapp.
How do I register?

1. Tap the menu button in the top left corner
2. Tap Login or Register.

You can register using the following methods:

Email:
1. To register with email, tap Create account.
2. Fill out the Email, Passcode, First Name and Last Name fields and tap Signup.
Once you have registered, you can login with your email and passcode.

Facebook:
To register with Facebook, tap Sign in with Facebook and follow the prompts to login and authorize your account.

Google:
To register with Google, tap Sign in with Google and follow the prompts to login and authorize your account.

How do I switch between schools?

1. Tap the menu button in the top left corner
2. Select which school you would like to view.

Note: You are also able to view all news items from all schools by clicking on the My Feed icon in the top right corner.

How do I pick which school displays by default?

You are able to add or remove which groups you receive notifications from at any time.

1. Tap the Manage tab.
2. Select the group/s you want to add/remove.

Note: Groups with a padlock symbol next to them require a 4 digit passcode. See your school for this passcode.

See all SZapp FAQs
 

Powered by Control Centre

The Control Centre is the Content Management System, specially designed with schools and associated organisations in mind.

All your Schoolzine systems in one place

The greatest benefit to the Control Centre is that each product is managed through it. Meaning, if you have multiple Schoolzine products, you can utilise the true power of the Control Centre and integrate the content across multiple platforms. Easy to maintain, easy to distribute.

Learn more about the Control Centre