Online Payments


   Welcome to SIMS Agora online payments


SIMS Agora provides a safe, secure and easy way to pay online for school items such as school meals, trips and other school activities.

  • SIMS Agora allows you to make online payments to the school whenever and wherever you like, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Makes it easy to make payments for school items by debit or credit card 
  • Reduces the need for children to carry cash to school 
  • Provides peace of mind that payments are made safely and securely to the school
  • Payment for larger items such as school trips can even be made by instalment up to the due date
  • You can also merge your accounts if you have more than one child at the school, or from other schools that also use SIMS Agora 


    Is SIMS Agora safe – are my payments secure?

  • Yes - SIMS Agora is safe and secure and tested for the highest security
  • All information on Agora is secure and only accessible by completing several security steps and automated checks
  • Payments are secure - no card details are ever stored on the system or accessed by the school
  • Agora is PCI DSS Level 1 certified and uses the highest levels of card payment security & 3D fraud protection measures
  • You will receive an email receipt for all payments and you can check at any time what and when you have paid the school through Agora


    How do I get started with SIMS Agora?

  • The school will send you an activation letter containing a unique reference for your child – you will need this reference to access your child’s account.
  • You will need your child's date of birth.
  • You will also need a Microsoft Account - you can use an existing account or create a new one online – they are free, very easy to setup and you can use any email address and password. To get a Microsoft Account please go to:
  • To access SIMS Agora please go to  
  • Follow the few simple steps to activate your account.
  • You will receive an email to confirm your account has been activated; once you have clicked the link in the email you will be able to make payments for school items straight away.
  • If you have more than one child at the school, you can easily merge their SIMS Agora account into a single combined view – please see the Frequently Asked Questions within SIMS Agora on how to do this.


Where can I find out more about SIMS Agora?

More information about SIMS Agora online payments can be found here: