We are passionate about providing safeguarded, secure and compliant telephony into schools and academies. Updating your schools communication system to our state-of-the-art IP telephony is simple and most importantly, cost-effective. As an educational provider, we understand the requirements needed within your school and have developed powerful features to help run your schools telephony safely and effortlessly.
Through the introduction of cloud technology, we can provide schools and academies with significant cost savings. This is because our phone service runs over an internet connection rather than costly phone lines. With our powerful telephony you’ll gain unprecedented control over your schools communications, benefiting from a professional and feature rich environment that’s allows your school to run efficiently whilst safeguarding students and staff.
VoIP Features in your School
As educational experts we have been able to build features within our VoIP technology that supercharges your school’s productivity, safety and management. Here are a few examples of our specialised features below. For a more detailed explanation of the features, as well as additional elements of the service, click the “Full list of VoIP features” button.
Student Support Lines
Safeguarding a child’s welfare is paramount. That’s why we’ve set up student support lines. They are used by students to record anonymously cases of bullying, express feelings of mental health and other safeguarding topics.
Staff Emergency Broadcasts
It’s critical that staff can contact one another quickly and directly, especially if emergencies or if sensitive incidents occur. We have developed a school wide paging system to broadcast announcements directly to staff members to ensure student safety.
You can optionally record calls and safely store them. This ensures important or sensitive calls can be retained and played back if required.
Handsets in every Classroom
We are able to fit every classroom with a phone to ensure students never need to be left alone in an emergency situation.
We can set up menu systems that directs callers to the right departments. For example, dial 1 for Absence, dial 2 for enquiries.
Voicemail to Email
Automatically convert any voicemails into an email attachment.
Staff Conference Calls
We can set up virtual conference rooms where you can host staff meetings in a secure recorded space.
Time Of Day Routing
Set up different options for where calls get sent based on the time of day or school holidays.
We like to make things as simple as possible and so offer a range of call bundles to suit every need within your School. Every bundle includes a Contrex Extension, a free IP handset, calls and free features as standard! Upgrade options are available depending on your requirements. As every School is different we offer bespoke pricing so please click the “Quick Quote” button below if you’d like to receive a quick quote from one of our team members.
The great thing about hosted telephony is that we can usually improve your communications and save you money. Whatever your budget may be our experts will work with you to understand your vision for your school and advise the best way to get there within budget.
We can tailor our system easily to fit with your school. Adding or removing staff members to the service is easy and it also means that you’re only paying for what you’re using. Growing the system with us is easy too, if you wish to add modules or services it’s an easy process to execute.
We understand the importance of security and safeguarding within schools. You need to make sure that any new technology that you’re introducing into your school is safe and can contribute to both staff and student’s wellbeing. Therefore, we have developed invaluable features to do this, this includes dedicated phone lines and our emergency broadcasting abilities in emergency eventualities.
Managing our systems is easy, we have intuitive systems in place that can be administrated simply and efficiently by you.
We are always on hand for any support or advice that you may need. We have a dedicated support team that’s always available to take your call.