About TextaParent.ie

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TextaParent.ie is designed by Principals for Principals and operated by IPPN. Over 3000 schools are using the service regularly. It is a simple web-based system that is fast, reliable and cost effective. TextaParent.ie enables schools to communicate with parents quickly and easily by sending instant text messages to the school community – parents, members of staff etc.

TextaParent.ie is ideal for:

• Emergency school closures – No heating, water, bad weather, pandemics etc
• Last minute timetable change - Cancellation of sports day
• Logistical difficulties - Cancellation of bus service
• Announcement - Victory in sports final
• Motivational message - Parental support required for fundraising event
• Emergency contact - Crisis event or school tragedy
• Updating staff - Change of date/venue for in-service
• Important reminder - Date and time of school re-opening

Benefits of TextaParent.ie

• Communicate with parents quickly, securely and cost effectively
• Send text messages from the website to some or all parents/guardians in the school 
• Reduce paper and stationery costs
• Cut administration time

Key Features:

• Designed by Principals for Principals - An IPPN Service

• No set-up costs or monthly standing charges

  • • Messages can be sent from a PC, Laptop or mobile phone once connected to the internet
    • 5.5 cent per text message
    • Send a single or group text message
    • Import name & mobile contact information
    • Text messages can be sent in english or gaeilge format
    • Text messages can be sent instantly or scheduled to be delivered at a specific time and date
    • Monitor school’s usage with instant reporting system
    • Online payment facility

  • Preschools and Childcare
  • Second Level Schools

The Irish Primary Principals' Network, trading as IPPN Limited, is a company limited by guarantee not having a share capital, registered in Cork, Ireland with registered company number 410096 and a registered address at Glounthaune, Co. Cork.

IPPN Limited is a registered charity with CHY number 17221.