About ParentPay

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Parents can now pay securely online for a range of items using a debit/ credit card or through PayPoint.

Paying online gives you the peace of mind that comes with knowing that your money reaches the school safely. Parents can pay online for:

  • School meals
  • School trips
  • Music tuition lessons
  • And other items


  • Enables you to pay for the above items
  • Offers a highly secure payment site
  • Gives you a history of all the payments you have made
  • Allows you to create a single account login across all your children that attend a ParentPay school
  • Shows you all items available for payment relevant to each of your children
  • Emails a receipt of your payment to the email address you register
  • Offers you the ability to set automated email/SMS payment reminders


  • Gives you the freedom to make payments to school whenever and wherever you like
  • Stops you having to write cheques or search for cash to send to school
  • Gives you peace of mind that your payment has been made safely and securely
  • Helps with budgeting; payments are immediate, there is no waiting for cheques to clear
  • Payments for many of the larger trips can be made by instalments up to the due date
  • ParentPay is quick and easy to use


  • Reduces the administrative time spent on banking procedures
  • Keeps accurate records of payments made to every service for every student
  • Payments do not bounce
  • Reduces paper ‘waste’
  • Allows for easy and quick refunds to be made back to the payment card
  • Improves communication between the school and parents concerning payments
  • Offers a more efficient payment collection process, reducing the amount of money held on school premises
  • Helps us improve school-home communication with its integrated email/SMS messaging centre

English Martyrs’ School is a cashless school and parents will no longer be able to pay for items by bringing cash into the School.


Step 1 – Have your activation letter ready
Step 2 – Login at www.parentpay.com
Step 3 – Follow instructions to activate account
Step 4 – Select ‘Pay for items’

If you have yet to receive your activation letter or it has been mislaid, please email office@englishmartyrs.southwark.sch.uk or call on  0207 703 4726 to speak to a member of the admin team to have the letter reissued.

To access the ParentPay website please click here.