Online Payment System

Welcome to our school online payment system

www.payyourschool.co.uk

Welcome to SIMS Agora online payments
SIMS Agora provides a safe, secure and easy way to pay online for school
items such as Breakfast and After School Child Care, trips, events, music
lessons, transport and other school activities.

 SIMS Agora Allows you make online payments to the school whenever and
wherever you like, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

 Makes it easy to make payments for school items by debit or credit card

 Reduces the need for children to carry cash to school

 Peace of mind that payments are made safely and securely to the school

 Payment for larger items such as school trips can even be made by
instalment up to the due date

 You can also merge your accounts if you have more than one child at the
school, or from other schools that also use SIMS Agora

Is SIMS Agora safe – are my payments secure?

 Yes – SIMS Agora is safe and secure and tested for the highest security

 All information on Agora is secure and only accessible by completing several
security steps and automated checks

 Payments are secure – no card details are ever stored on the system or
accessed by the school

 Agora is PCI DSS Level 1 certified and uses the highest levels of card
payment security & 3D fraud protection measures

 You will receive an email receipt for all payments and you can check at any
time what and when you have paid the school through Agora

How do I get started with SIMS Agora?

 The school will send you an activation letter containing a unique
reference for your child – you will need this reference to access
your child’s account.

 You will need your child’s date of birth.

 You will also need a Microsoft Account – you can use an existing account
or create a new one online – they are free, very easy to setup and you can
use any email address and password.
To get a Microsoft Account please go to: https://signup.live.com

 To access SIMS Agora please go to www.payyourschool.co.uk

 Follow the few simple steps to activate your account.

 You will receive an email to confirm your account has been activated;
once you have clicked the link in the email you will be able to make
payments for school items straight away.

 If you have more than one child at the school, you can easily merge their
SIMS Agora account into a single combined view – please see the
Frequently Asked Questions within SIMS Agora on how to do this.

Who do I contact with queries relating to my SIMS Agora account?

If you have a question about your child’s SIMS Agora account please contact the school directly, who will be able to help.

Where can I find out more about SIMS Agora?

More information about SIMS Agora online payments can be found at the following places: SIMS Agora website: www.payyourschool.co.uk Capita Children’s Services website: www.capita-sims.co.uk/agora