3 Website Tips To Boost Your Student Enrolment Numbers

From my years of experience working with schools and rolling out successful websites (let’s not mention how many 😬), I’ve seen firsthand the clear importance of a school’s website. Consider your website as the digital gateway to your school. It’s not just a first impression for prospective families but a continuous source of information. In … Continued

Check out our knowledge base!

The realsmart knowledge base is an amazing way to learn about your website, check out our user guides to get more familiar with shortcodes and web elements! Realsmart User Guides

Sync your Parents and Guardians to Google Classroom

The Google Guardian feature connects parents and guardians to students Classroom information. Because guardians are not part of the student’s School domain they must receive an invitation using their own email address. Once they accept the invitation they become Classroom guardian. realsmart sync with your MIS to automate the process of getting those parent email … Continued

Prevent spam, spoofing & phishing

We’ve seen a lot of attempted spoof emails recently and recommend checking SPF, DKIM, DMARC and MTA_STS settings to protect your school. Here is a link to a knowledge base article with our recommended settings to help prevent spoof and phishing emails coming through to the school. https://realsmart.groovehq.com/help/prevent-spam-spoofing-phishing-with-gmail-authentication

Check that your school website is compliant

All schools must publish specific information on its website to comply with the School Information (England) Regulation (2008) This guidance and checklist gives an overview of those requirements and the further information that the Department for Education (DfE) recommends that schools and colleges publish on their websites. Many academy trusts are under a duty to … Continued