Sitting here looking out of the window at a thoroughly miserable day reminds me that FASTSMS is useful for warning people of adverse weather. We have literally hundreds of schools using the service texting parents to say “Don’t send you’re kids in today, we’re snow bound” or “Come and fetch your offspring before we are [...]
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Rowlatts Hill Primary School provide primary education to children between 3 and 11 years of age to prepare them for Secondary School. When we caught up with Grant Penton from Rowlatts Hill we asked him a few questions about how FASTSMS was helping them achieve their goals.
Now more than ever, people with financial responsibility are looking for ways to reduce outgoings whilst maximising income. The trouble is how to do this in a way that doesn’t compromise the quality of service, and in this respect, schools are not exempt.
A recent survey of 1,493 parents polled by government education technology agency Becta found that the majority of parents surveyed were in favour of schools using SMS technologies for communication.
The ability to send a text to multiple recipients is used a lot to notify students and/or parents of rehearsals, training, society meetings, anything really where a reminder is appreciated.