Collecting School Fees
Compass Course Confirmations drives efficiency and security in your community.
By empowering parents to digitally manage their transactions, schools have seen an increase in time saved and fees paid.
Set up flexible templates for your community to pay what they can, in compliance with updated Department’s regulations.
To make the most of Course Confirmations, view our handy tips and tricks below.
Take more payments, quicker and easier!
Track and receipt payments simply
Go contactless and reduce foot traffic in the office
Pay anytime, anywhere!
Flexible payment options, including instalments & customisable charges
Keep all your school payments in the one place
We show you how to quickly make a template - including your payment items, agreements, questions and students.DOWNLOAD GUIDE
We invite you to pay voluntary contributions to help our school provide the best education for your student/s.
Option 1: Amount chosen
Option 2: Payment Plan instalments available on [insert your payment plan dates and percentages here]
Option 3: Custom payment plan upon request and approval with the Business Manager. Families are invited to complete their payment on Compass and select the ‘Payment Plan’ payment option, then contact the Business Manager to organise individual payment arrangements or for a confidential discussion regarding financial hardship.
If you prefer to pay at the office, please complete the permission questions, select the items you wish to make payment for and then click the link at the bottom of the screen "pay in person at the school".
Show parents how its done! Attach our Parent Guide to your communications to help with your community rollout.
Dear Parents and Carers,
Our 2022 (re-)enrolment is now open on Compass! Here, you can access our parent/student agreements, enrolment and curriculum contributions.
We invite all parents and carers to complete the process of confirmation through the Compass Parent Portal, this can be accessed via online or the App. This is found under My News on the right side of the page (notification banner). If you need any further information please see this guide for completing the template, or get in touch with us.
We ask parents and carers to confirm enrolment and curriculum contributions through the course confirmation process by [Completion Date]. Prompt attention by all families will support the school in planning most effectively for 2022. If you would like to discuss alternative payment arrangements, please contact us via email at [School Contact Email].
We look forward to you joining us for 2022.
You can alert your parents through News feed, email, bulk SMS or externally.
Our Contributions are available online, you’re welcome to complete any payment through student’s Course Confirmations, for re-enrolment online as soon as possible. In order to access, [school website link] or via the Compass App.
This guide takes you through the process for further reference.
Subject Selection Guide If you are processing your Subject Selection payments through Course Confirmations, ensure that these are imported from your timetable ahead of opening the template. Make parents aware of this addition.
Financial Hardship If you have any concerns about families being unable to pay the standard school fees either reach out ahead of time or set up payment plans which run separately to the standard Course Confirmations.
New Parent Guide If you know you are welcoming a large amount of parents to your community for the new year, consider adding the Welcome to Compass guide or video. This can assist them with familiarising themselves with your Compass portal.
When you're ready to start taking your payments from parents, these come through your CompassPay portal. Check out our guide to see how it works!'WHAT IS COMPASSPAY?
Let's set up your school's customised template - including payment items, voluntary charges, payment plans and subject fees.WATCH
When you're ready to go, open your template and alert your community! We'll also show you how best to track and receipt payments as they come in.WATCH
We'll show you how easily a parent can pay school fees through the App! Perfect to share as part of your rollout.WATCH
Join Jeremy, Grace and Caitlin for our Course Confirmations Webinar tailored to secondary school contribution collection.WATCH
Join Grace and Caitlin to walk through setting up and taking school fees in a primary school setting.WATCH
Your CompassPay portal can take Events, Course Confirmations and Canteen payments - receipt and track these all in one spot!WATCH