ParentMail Payments / sQuid

ParentMail Payments / sQuid

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ParentMail – St Joseph’s online payment service.

Our school has ParentMail in place to accept payments online for items such as school trips.  Using a secure website called ParentMail you are able to pay online using your credit or debit card.  ParentMail is our preferred method of making payments to school.

 What are the benefits to parents and pupils?

ParentMail is easy-to-use and offers you the freedom to make online payments whenever and wherever you like.

  • the technology used is of the highest internet security available ensuring that your money  will reach school safely – offering you peace of mind
  • full payment histories and statements are available to you securely online at anytime
  • your children won’t have to worry about losing money at school
  • Parents can choose to be alerted when their balances are low via email and/or SMS text.

What are the benefits to our school?

By parents using ParentMail, there is a great benefit to our school.  You are helping us reduce workloads for all staff, creating more time to lend to educational support and the smooth running of the school.  Using ParentMail also ensures that all financial transactions are safe and secure – helping to remove costs associated with us having to manage cash securely on the school premises


sQuid is an online payment system used to make payments for Havering school dinners.  You will have received a letter with your unique registration details so that you can create a sQuid account and top up your account online.

Login to your sQuid account Click here or go to to login to your sQuid account to check your balance, top up or update your personal details and preferences.

How secure is the sQuid system?

sQuid uses sophisticated fraud prevention and detection processes, and conforms to the FCA Regulatory Requirements.

How does it work?

Once you create a sQuid account, you can login, top up and check your balance online at anytime. You can also view your transactions online to check how much has been spent and when. sQuid will send you account updates and payment confirmation via email.

sQuid is the most socially inclusive system as it has the widest range of top up options available to you.

You can top up by credit or debit card, or bank transfer. You can also securely store your debit or credit details for faster payments, and even set up an Auto top up so you never run out of funds on your account.

Please click here to view the sQuid support page for parents, or for further guidance, click here to view step-by- step help videos.

Benefits to parents

  • Online payments with the ability to store payment card details for faster payments
  • Easy-to-use, 24/7, online customer portal
  • View transaction history online
  • Account updates and payment confirmation via email
  • Dedicated customer service team

Download the sQuid App now

The sQuid App is free to download on iOS and Android devices and provides a quicker, more convenient way to access, manage and top up your online sQuid account.

To download the sQuid App on iOS and Android devices, please click on the appropriate download links below, or search for ‘sQuidcard’ in the relevant stores.

App store:


Please click here for more information on the sQuid App