St Bonaventure's Catholic Primary School
Email st.bonaventures.p@bristol-schools.uk
Tel 0117 353 2830

How to make online payments

School Gateway is a facility that enables St. Bon's to communicate with parents, and vice versa.  You can register with School Gateway by clicking here.  All you need is an email address and mobile telephone number.  (Please make sure that the school has the same address and number for you on our database).  You can use School Gateway to send and receive messages to and from school and make online payments.  Your child's school meals balance will also be visible for you to see. 

School Gateway is also available as an app for Apple (iPhone 3GS or later, iPad, iPod Touch) and Android (2.3 / Gingerbread or later) devices. The app enables us to send you messages for free, without having to pay for SMS messaging.  You will also be able to make payments to school using the app. Please download the app to your phone (it’s free) as it will help us improve communication with parents – and save the school money. 

The set-up process is simple and will take no more than a couple of minutes:

1. Search for “School Gateway” in the Apple App Store/Google Play or on your phone go to www.schoolgateway.com/apple or www.schoolgateway.com/android 

2. Install the app and if you are asked, say yes to “Allow Push Notifications”

3. When you launch School Gateway for the first time, please select ‘New User’ and enter the email address and mobile telephone number you have registered with the school

4. The system will send a PIN code to your phone; please enter this PIN code and the app will be activated for you.

As soon as you’ve got the system set up, all text messages we send you will appear in the app; you’ll receive notifications/alerts as normal.


If you would like to find out more about how School Gateway works, please click here for a list of frequently asked questions.

Please let us know if you change your email address or mobile phone number: we can then update our records.