Online Payment System
Welcome to our school online payment system
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