ParentPay website taken for propagandize dish payments

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The website of remuneration organisation ParentPay has left down, withdrawal some relatives incompetent to send supports for propagandize dishes and trips.

The association routinely serves some-more than 5,500 schools in 200 internal authorities, assisting about 1.5 million families.

The association said it was influenced “by a inhabitant internet connectivity emanate – impacting some users. This is out of a control and we’ll refurbish you.”

Some relatives pronounced their children were incompetent to buy food due to a glitch.

ParentPay pronounced payments had been dangling until a emanate was resolved.

Some relatives reported being means to make exchange on Tuesday evening, though a association told a BBC a emanate was not nonetheless bound and there was no timescale for when it would be.


One parent, Victoria Lew, pronounced on Twitter she had been perplexing to entrance her comment for dual hours.

“What do [the] kids do for lunch?” she asked, adding that she had been incompetent to get by to a association on a phone.

Charlotte Banks said on Facebook that conjunction of her sons had been means to buy food.

“This is removing absurd now. Seems to be each few days there are issues with this site,” she said.

People also voiced questioning about a company’s reason for a outage.

Heidi Burrows said: “The usually association who appears to have inhabitant internet connectivity are ParentPay, so we consider we might wish to adjust your diction as many of us work in large firms relying on internet and no one else is carrying this issue!”

What is ParentPay?

  • An online remuneration complement for schools, permitting relatives to compensate for meals, trips and activities, uniforms, song lessons and fees
  • Parents tip adult their ParentPay comment by withdraw or credit card, or in money by PayPoint stores
  • The complement can send alerts when a child’s catering change is using low
  • Schools can also use it to send emails, texts and newsletters to parents