Features & Benefits


Free Push Notification Alerts
Any content added to Skoolbag can be pushed as FREE instant push notification messages, such as news, events, newsletter posts, last minute cancellations, etc. Plus you can categorise the push alert to target years, classes, subjects sports teams, drama classes, etc.  A great replacement to school SMS.

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  It's your school App!
Skoolbag is published School by School, and is branded for your School. Your parent community can find your school app in the App Store by searching its name, and it can even be customised in the future for your school as required.

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  School events calendar
Shows events in list format month by month, and calendar format. Your parents/students can also add school events to their own personal iPhone Calendar at the click on a button. Google Calendar iCal files can also be syncronised with the Skoolbag calendar. 

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  Custom Content, the ultimate flexibility
Create your own custom content categories published right to your Skoolbag in real-time. Skoolbag is not limited to a standard set of content, and any content added can also be pushed as an Alert, right to the parents' phone. You can create any content categories/sub-categories you wish, making Skoolbag the most flexible school to parent communication school App on the market. Skoolbag supports all types of content including, links to internal or external sites, all document types eg PDF, MS Word, MS Excel, embed Youtube/Vimeo Videos, add photos for photo gallerys, and RSS feeds from any website.

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  Documents
Display published newsletters, forms, notes, permission slips, Annual Reports, or any document you require.

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  RSS Feed Integration
Drop in any RSS Feed (either from your website, or external site) and Skoolbag will display the content feed automatically.

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  Social Media Integration
Integrated Facebook,  Twitter and other RSS feeds. Even update your schools Facebook and Twitter status directly via the Skoolbag Console.
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  Website Integration
View Skoolbag content directly on your website via the SkoolbagApp Communication Centre website plugin as detailed below

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  Social Media Sharing
School Administrators now have the option to enable content entries to be shared by parent's Facebook and Twitter Accounts. This is great for promoting school events like Fetes and Musicals.

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  Password Protected Content
School administrators can now password protect any content category as required. This is great for adding a dedicated staff content category, or for any content you don't want the general public to see.

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  Keyword Search
You can now search for content using the Keyword search tool, making it even easier to find what you are looking for.

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  SMS and Email reply options
School Administrators now have the option to enable content entries to be replied to by the parent/student community. Any content can have an Email and SMS reply option added to it. This is great for events requiring RSVP's or just any entry requiring some form of reply. 

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  Photo Gallery option on any entry
Multiple photos can now be added to any content entry showing as a "slide your finger show" on your Skoolbag.

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  Embedded Maps with GPS Directions
School administrators can now embed maps in any content entry, and enable the user to get GPS directions. This is great for providing directions to sporting venues, or theatres for musical events etc.

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  Change of details eForm
Now includes embedded change of details eForm enabling parents/students to submit changes to their contact details back to the school.

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  Absentee Note eForm
Now includes embedded absentee or sick note eForm enabling parents/students to submit details of absence back to the school.

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  Skoolbag Feed
Now you can view a feed of all content that has been added in chronological order regardless of which categories the content is in. This is great to scroll through to see what has been updated during a day, or week etc.

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Skoolbag Communication Centre Website Plug-in

Integrate your Skoolbag with your website via the Skoolbag Communication Centre.

Now you can easily embed the Skoolbag Communication Centre straight on your website.

Update your site, and Skoolbag mobile school app all at once. Publishing content to your Skoolbag Communication Centre, will populate your website and SkoolbagApp mobile Web & Mobile Native school App seamlessly. 

Easily plug the Skoolbag Communication Centre embed code into your website and let SkoolbagApp maintain your events, news, newsletters, alerts and documents.

See examples here:

Hunter School of Performing Arts
Kingswood Primary School
Selby Primary School

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pricing:

Setup Fee:
Your school pays a one off setup fee of $680 + GST. 

Your Schools Gets:

1. Your own school iPhone App in the Apple App Store. 
2. Your own school Android App in the Google Play Store. 
3. Skoolbag Communication Centre website plug-in.

Annual Subscription:
Your school pays an Annual Subscription based on the size of the school:

For schools up to 300 students the Annual Subscription is $300 + GST per year.

For schools with over 300 students the Annual Subscription is $1 + GST per student per year. 

For Example a school with 750 students would pay $750 + GST per year.

It is free for parents and students to use.