How to purchase SMS text bundles

How to pay for SMS Texts

Default SMS text costs are 7 pence per message, invoiced quarterly in arrears. You can also buy bundles in advance to reduce the per-message cost.

Number of Texts Bundle Price Price per Text (£/SMS)

1,000

£70

0.070

2,000

£130

0.065

5,000

£300

0.060

10,000

£550

0.055

20,000

£1,000 0.050

50,000

£2,250

0.045

100,000

£4,000

0.040

PAYG

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0.070

To purchase a bundle, please send a request to accounts@parentpay.com with the following information:

  1. Text bundle required
  2. School name
  3. DFE/SEED number
  4. Contact name and position
  5. Purchase Order number (where appropriate)

The text bundle will then be credited to your account and an invoice raised for the purchase.

How to check your text balance

  1. Navigate to Communication > Communication History.
  2. From the Choose report drop-down select Text message usage report.
  3. Enter the date range.
  4. Select Search.
    The amount remaining will now be displayed on the report

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