How to use SMS text messaging

Pupil Asset contains a texting system for quick and easy communication with contacts. 

Navigate to Messaging > SMS where you will be able to compose your message, select your recipients and, if required, top up your balance.


Topping up your message allowance

Click Manage Texts button.

Select an amount to top up or choose a custom amount.

Select a payment option:

One-off card payment. You will be asked to input your card details. Payment is processed securely by Stripe.  You can save the card details for future use
Invoice (if you have this form of payment agreed then an invoice will be created for BACS payment within 30 days)
Default card setup on your account.  This card can be changed in the School Admin settings by your Admin Plus user

If successful, then the SMS balance will be updated and you can view the payment by clicking ‘View payment history’


How to send a text message


Navigate to Messaging > SMS > Compose SMS

Choose recipients by clicking on To and selecting the tick box beside the necessary groups, classes or individuals.

Click the red + button to add the recipients.

Type your message and click Next.

Confirm which parents and/or guardians are to be included

  • Preferred (main point of contact plus others, mainly used for split parents)
  • Primary (the main point of contact)
  • Responsible (those identified as having parental responsibility for the child)
  • All contacts

For further customisation, click Expand next to each pupil and select/deselect recipients as necessary. 

Click Send Message


Quick messaging from the Super Search 

Click into the Super Search bar (on the red bar at the top) and find the required student. 

Click the mobile number of the contact you wish to message

Type your message and click Next.

Click Send Message.

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