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How our school solution works

All the tools you need to make it easy to process school payments and expenses.

Collect school payments with ease 

Collect money for school fees such as mock fees, school tours, deposits etc. and receive next-day payment into the school bank account.

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  • Send payment requests to individuals or to an entire class
  • Gather additional information from parents as they submit their payment (e.g. school trip permission)
  • Automatic receipts for all payment types are delivered via email
  • Allow parents and guardians to pay for school fees in instalments

Payment options for your school

With Payzone, you can offer a choice of payment options making it as easy as possible for parents and guardians. 

Online

Take payments 24/7 with ease through your website or using a payment button

Email or text

Send payment requests to parents instantly using the platform's communication feature

Card terminal

We can supply card terminals to allow you take payments in school

In-store

Allow parents make school payments in their local Payzone store. We have 3,500 agents nationwide

Additional tools for schools

Detailed reports

Detailed reports

View detailed reports based on each class or item and see who has and has not paid for an item.
Bank reconcilliation

Bank reconciliation

Bank reconciliation is made easy with details on each lodgement received and the ability to breakdown the lodgement for item or category.
Student management

Student management

Upload all students and automatically generate all classes. Assign class teachers to each class to enable them to manage their own payments.
Improve school communication with Parents

Improve communication

Send text messages and emails with information as required to parents and guardians. You can also send payment requests to individual classes e.g. 6th Year Mock exam fees or 3rd class trip to the Zoo.
Items for sale

List items for sale

Your school payments and eCommerce platform all in one, this option allows you to list fixed-price products for sale. Allow parents and guardians to choose what they wish to pay for.
Fundraise

Fundraise for your school or cause

With our fundraising platform your school can manage all fundraising activities either for the school or your chosen charity.

Pricing for schools

We offer 2 different pricing plans to suit your needs. 
We would be happy to discuss the best option for your school.

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Benefits of our school payment solution

School payments with Payzone

Reduce admin

With our solution, staff reduce their time spent on admin, meaning more time to focus on what's important.

 

Reduce risk

With cashless payment solutions, you can reduce risk and cost associated with cash handling on the schools' premises

 

Everything in one place

With all payments in one place, it gives you full visibility on funds received.

FAQs

What can we help you with

How do we get started with the school solution?

You can sign up for free, with no obligations. Contact us today
We will talk you through the platform and help you get set up if you want assistance. 
We can help you with your merchant services set-up.

What is 'merchant services'?

Merchant services provides the mechanism for payments made using the card to be routed to your bank account. 
You have the option to choose AIBMS or Stripe as your merchant services provider when using our platform.

Can you upload student data?

Yes, you can upload student data and class information.

We don't have a website, can we take online school payments?

Yes, you can still take online payments with our platform.

Is it easy to include on the school website?

Yes. 
Using our platform, you can create a button to match your branding and you then simply copy and paste the HTML code onto your webpage.

What will parents see?

The page displayed to parents can be customised to suit your school's branding. 
You can share links that point directly to an individual product or campaign, or point parents to a page that contains all your activities.

Do parents need an account?

No, parents do not need an account. 
However, if you get a lot of repeat transactions, it can be helpful to ask parents to set up accounts. The benefit to your client is that each time they pay you they don’t need to enter all their details again - they just log in. The other benefit to them is that within their account they will have a full statement of all payments they have made to all organisations that use Payzone’s platform.

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Retailer support:
Mon - Sat: 9am - 6.30pm
Sun: Closed
Parking support:
Mon - Sat: 8am - 7pm
Sun: Closed

Phone

01 207 6000
Retailer support: 0818 882 600
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Address

Payzone House
4 Fern Road
Sandyford Ind. Estate
Dublin 18
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