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Online Apps for Parents

We aim to utilise modern ways to keep parents up to date with their child's progress and ongoing behaviour or homework. We are hoping to streamline these further in the future however, as you can appreciate in the current circumstances, we are not in a position to do this yet.

Current software that we use with parents:


Allows access to:

Way to create account:

SIMS Parent App

 ·      Attendance

 ·      Behaviour

 ·      Timetable

 ·      Reporting

 ·      School Calendar

 ·      Updating personal and contact details

 ·      Alerts and reminders

Please see this document which will help explain:

Parents App Set Up Guidance



 ·      Detailed behaviour

 ·      Timetable

 ·      Homework (all set through ClassCharts)

You will have a parent code which has been published in the SIMS Parent App.
There are instructions on how to set up your account on the page where you receive your Parent Access code.

All students have an account and have received these

Click here to go to ClassCharts

Study Bugs

 ·      Reporting absence to the school

 ·      Conversations with the attendance officer

Get the app or register now (https://studybugs.com/about/parents)


 ·      Payment systems for food from the school canteen, supplies, opportunities and trips/visits

An activation letter has been sent out separately. This will have included a code which you need. Help on how to set this up can be found here 


For any parent’s evenings there will be a link sent to you which you should use to set up appointments. This is a system we have used over the past few years and has worked incredibly well. More details will be released when it there is a parent’s evening for you to attend or you can read more here. Most importantly, this will be available through the SIMS app in the future, again limiting the number of places you need to access.

There are also a number of student apps that we use which are:


We know that there are a range of ways we are asking you to engage with school using technology. We are committed to streamlining this where possible and will let you know if there are any changes that are made. However, the systems we are using really enhance the experience for all students and parents at Therfield.