ParentPay© is the market leading online payment solution for schools from ParentPay Limited, providing online payments and dinner money administration solutions to schools, authorities and caterers.

ParentPay helps more than 2,500 schools save time and money and means over 1.3 million parents can pay schools online quickly and easily, helping to keep children safer.

ParentPay Ltd is not owned by Compass Group Plc but is a service provided to a number of our parents in partnership with ParentPay, the school and the local authority. Compass Group cannot be held responsible for the content of third party websites or liable for the services provided by third parties.

Parents using the service will do so under an agreement with ParentPay directly and are protected under data protection laws and card scheme regulations.

ParentPay takes security and data protection very seriously and invest significantly in technology and infrastructure to provide a safe and secure school online payment system.

ParentPay Ltd is certified as a Service Provider under PCI DSS(1), the international card scheme security standard. #The application is hosted in a secure data centre certified to ISO/IEC 27001(2) and ParentPay Ltd is registered with the ICO(3) as a Data Processor.

For further information about the service, or for support in using the ParentPay, please go to or speak to your school office.

1 The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a set of comprehensive international security standards and requirements for enhancing payment account data security
2 ISO/IEC 27001 the international standard for information security management.
3 The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is the UK’s independent authority set up to uphold information rights in the public interest, promoting openness by public bodies and data privacy for individuals.