iPAL booking and management system

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iPAL is the UK’s most advanced booking, payment and management software system for out of school clubs.

As part of the Complete Education Solutions Group (CES), iPAL has been designed by people who work within the education sector, ensuring the best user experience for both the setting and the parent. iPAL offers a simple and straightforward approach to your day-to-day management operations.

Born in our offices in Cheshire, iPAL has been tested within a number of out of school clubs, nurseries, and pre-schools over the last two years. With over 5,000 parents taking part in the initial pilot scheme, we can be sure that iPAL offers our partners a robust and reliable system that will save you thousands of pounds per year in terms of man hours, administration overheads and bad debt, while increasing cash flow and ensuring that safeguarding the children in your care is paramount.

Offering a diverse range of functions, iPAL truly is outstanding, offering our clients a fully tested management system.

About iPAL

Whether you run a couple of out of school clubs, a single sports club or a national chain of nurseries, iPAL can meet your needs.

Offering you a range of easy-to-use tools, iPal allows you to simply create your own bespoke software that supports all your business needs. iPAL prides itself in being a market leader, offering management flexibility to settings across the UK. Check out the demonstration video to see how iPAL could be incorporated within your organisation.
Watch the demonstration video

Assisting you in everyday tasks such as taking bookings, collating registers, collecting payments and offering full reporting on all aspects of your business, iPAL will save you time so that you can get on with doing what you are passionate about: providing fantastic childcare.

Unlike any other product on the market, iPAL really is a one-stop shop for all your needs. The system offers complete control in all areas of your business. With just one click you can see how many bookings have been made today or this week, monitor your income and compare month on month sales - all in one place.

Working within childcare on a day-to-day basis puts us at the forefront of your business needs and allows us to remain ahead of our competitors. So why not get rid of the endless administrative headache and take control of your business with a booking system that enforces all your terms and conditions, whilst being flexible enough to cater for the real world?

Features and benefits

  • Log in and use iPAL anywhere, any time
  • Tailor the whole platform to your needs
  • Take bookings and payment for any club session, event, or item
  • Create bespoke, live registers
  • Track accounts throughout your business
  • Easily manage all areas of your operations
  • Generate bespoke reports easily
  • Monitor and track old, current and future payments
  • Accept payments at the click of a button
  • Communicate with parents quickly and effectively
  • Store and archive all information securely
  • Data is fully encrypted and the system is GDPR compliant
  • Parents have full control of their accounts

Next steps

iPAL is available on an annual subscription basis which can be paid as a lump sum or spread over the year. The subscription includes full support and training, as well as a dedicated account manager. The price is fixed for three years so you won't be surprised by sudden increases, and OOSA members benefit from a 20% discount.

To access the discount and save money on club insurance, training, magazine subscriptions, art and craft supplies, books and all kinds of resources and equipment for your club with exclusive deals and discounts specially for members of the Out of School Alliance. You need to log in in order to see details of the discount codes available to our members. For an overview of all the member discount offers, visit our Member Offers page.

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If you are not yet a member you can join the Out of School Alliance today, and start enjoying the member benefits (such as accessing all the discount deals on this page) straightaway.