IMG 6544088FD81D 1Download and install instructions

Go to your app store on your phone or device and search SchoolAppsNZ.

Click on the ‘get’ button, which will turn into ‘install’, and then click again to install. You may need to enter your password to the app store.

When the app has finished installing click ‘open’. Then simply look for West Rolleston School... You can connect more than one school to this APP...

The app will ask you for permission to send you push notifications. We’d advise you to select OK because this will enable notifications about alerts in the app.

The app will ask you to select the alerts you want to subscribe to using a range of dropdown menus. If you’re not sure which ones you want to subscribe for off the top of your head, or don’t want to do it right away, you can come back to it later.


You’re in– explore the different functions which include:


An absentee page.You can either click the ‘call office’ button to immediately call the school office without having to dial, or you can fill in the details on the form and it will automatically email the school office. It will also email a confirmation message to your registered email address as security to confirm that you have personally authorised the absence.

A contacts page.This page provides contact names, numbers and email addresses for key contacts at the school.

A links page. This page provides links to key websites that contain important information related to the school.

A calendar page. This shows all the upcoming school events.

A newsletter page. Links to the school newsletter

An alerts page. When you click on this page, you will be able to see alerts you have subscribed for. To subscribe for alerts click on the cog icon for settings in the top right hand corner of the screen. Click on the drop down menus and select the alerts you wish to subscribe to.