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Helping to keep parents informed and engaged

Apps Central helps to keep parents informed and engaged with apps for Nurseries, Primary and Secondary Schools.

Apps Central apps are low cost and increase parental engagement with a detailed calendar and push notifications.

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Apps Central's 5 Star Certification

We’re delighted that Apps Central has been awarded a 5-star certification from the Educational App Store!

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Head Teacher Testimonial

Head Teachers are getting behind Apps Central School Apps

Watch Wendy Sutherland, Head Teacher at St David’s RC, Dalkeith talk about the impact the App has had on her school.

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What Apps Central offers

Apps Central, the School App company provide your school or nursery with your own branded smartphone app to keep parents, carers and your wider community informed, involved and engaged.


We develop your School Calendar and News Apps for Apple and Android devices. Our model is to rent the app and there is no fixed term contract, all at an affordable cost. We provide full training on how to take advantage of having an app, and we are always on the end of the phone or email for any queries you might have.
Windmill Primary School


Benefits For Schools

A school app from Apps Central has a range of great features to reduce admin, increase parental engagement and keep your school or nursery community informed.


Ability to control and self manage your app with three levels of administrator rights.


Track the number of downloads and how your app is being used.

Reduce Costs

The app saves money on sending texts and printed materials and can reduce the number of incoming calls your school receives.


Affordable cost, with no significant upfront cost and no fixed term contact.

Benefits for Parents

An Apps Central calendar and news app allows parents to conveniently keep in touch with the school and be the first to know about events and news within the school.


The app is completely free for parents to download and use and is available for iOS and Android devices.



Parents can set filters to receive only relevant information to conveniently keep in touch with the school, and keep up to date with events and news relevant to them.


Keep up to date

Parents are kept up to date with crucial information such as school closures or schedule changes.


Ability to import events and set reminders on parents calendars.

Education Minister launches Ebbw Fawr app 

Education Minister launches Ebbw Fawr app

“I’m really excited about visiting Ebbw Fawr Learning Community and hearing all about how Schools Challenge Cymru has enabled the school to develop the “app”.  It is a real honour to be asked to start the first download. I’m sure it will be the first of many.”

Huw Lewis, Welsh Minister for Education & Skills (2013 – 2016)