Poor app. Logs you out every time that you close the app even if you check "remember me". Has notifications when you get a new message but taking the notification does not open the message or even the app. Every single or messaging app I have ever used (and there are a lot of them) open the relevant message when you tap the notification for that message. In that the app fails at one of its reasons for existing. The previous system of emails we better as tapping the new email notification opens the felt email.
I can only rate 3 stats because my school doesn't utilise it fully so I have no idea if the payments system or absent pupil system are any good. Sorry! The features I can use don't work fully. Notifications don't open the app. The app doesn't remember me. It needs another app to be able to open files, instead of anything already on my phone. I also don't always even GET notifications, so I have to check the app daily otherwise I miss important things. Overall it's very useful and saves paper, but needs to be improved.
All documents have to be downloaded. You can't just view them on screen. There is NO NOTIFICATION that a message is waiting. It's luck that you just happen to open the app only to realise there are msg s waiting. No audible alert no visual alert NOTHING. App needs to have ALERTS to notify ppl plus be able to read documents within the app rather than having to download them. Very very poor. 1 star is too high should be zero. Useless app.
It sort of achieves its primary aim, but has some serious performance issues that need fixing. Tapping on a new message notification in the notifications panel just makes it disappear and doesn't actually open the message in the app! And opening an attachment in a message, such as a pdf document, freezes up my entire phone until the download is complete. Not very helpful, please fix.
Parent A few teething problems with payments at first.. Simple to use, keeps you up to date with everything at school. Logs paid for clubs, trips, lunches and i can report an absence easily all on one app. Great for parents whose child generally forgets stuff or loses paper work.
Has potential to be useful, but when a notification comes through the app does not open. You instead have to open the app separately, login every time and then try to find the same message in the app. Pretty much makes it pointless. I've just set it to email me for everything important and I use email instead of what could be a very useful app otherwise.
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