Cashless System


Please be aware that we now operate a cashless system with payments for school activities and materials only being accepted online through ParentPay. This includes items such as dinner money, school trips, examination remarks, subscriptions etc. Using the secure website ParentPay you will be able to pay online using your credit or debit card. The school has also setup a ParentPay shop for items such as PE Kit, Badges, Stationery etc.

Getting Started with ParentPay


You will have received a letter with your default username and password ready for setup

  • Visit and click on the Login tab

  • Click the Activate link in the New user: Activate your account box

  • Enter your Activation username and password NB. These are for one-time use only, you will choose your own username and password for future access

  • Follow the on-screen instructions to activate your account

Registering your email address will enable us to send you receipts and reminders.

Once activation is complete you can go to My payment items, select which item(s) you wish to pay for and follow the simple on-screen instructions to complete your payment.

Online Account

ParentPay provides parents with a secure online account, activated by using a unique username and password; making a payment using your credit or debit card is straightforward and ParentPay holds an electronic record of all payments for you to view at a later date. When you make a payment, an e-mail confirmation is sent to you, giving you reassurance that the transaction has been successful.

Accessing ICHS ParentPay Shop


  • From the school website click the links at the bottom of this page for ParentPay or the ParentPay Shop. 

  • You will need to have setup your ParentPay account before you can purchase items from the shop.

Please be assured that ParentPay offers the highest security and no card details are stored on the system or are accessible by the school or ParentPay.


If you have any questions, please contact ParentPay Support from their website first, or you can email the school for support using the following email address:

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Ilford County High School
Fremantle Road
Essex IG6 2JB
Telephone: 020 8551 6496
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