In an attempt to remove cash and cheques from the academy, we are asking all parents/carers to use our e-payment system to pay for dinner money.  Payments for uniform, trips and music lessons will follow shortly.  Payments can now be made on-line using a secure website called ParentPay or through local stores where you see the PayPoint logo.

ParentPay offers you the freedom to make payments whenever and wherever you like, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week – safe in the knowledge that the technology used is of the highest internet security available.  You have a secure online account, activated using a unique set of activation codes.  You will be prompted to change these and create your own secure Username and Password for future logins.  If you have more than 1 child at the academy, you can merge their accounts once logged in.

Making a payment is straightforward and ParentPay holds an electronic record of your payments to view at a later date.  No card details are stored in any part of the system.  Once you have activated your account, you can make online payments straight away.  Real-time interfaces mean parents can top-up during the day and money is available for students to spend almost immediately.

Using PayPoint
Please email if you wish to use the PayPoint facility.  A plastic card will be issued to you to make cash payments for school meals.  The first card is free of charge, however, any lost or damaged cards will be charged at £1.50 each.  PayPoint payments are recorded by ParentPay and can be seen by logging into your ParentPay account and viewing your payment history online.  The nearest PayPoint stores to the academy are:-

  • Sunnys Off Licence - 244 Trelawney Avenue
  • Co-Op – 238-240 Trelawney Avenue
  • Hyland Store - 9 Minster Way
  • Drinks Direct – 256 High Street
  • Londis – 53 Willoughby Road

Please check with the store you are using how often during the day they update payments from their systems.  This determines how quickly your child’s card will be updated.

For further information on ParentPay, please visit