An integrated Administration, Financial, Curriculum and Communication system with a two-way authenticated communication platform between a school and parents.

 

Fully integrated with
G-Suite for Education

Secure and Reliable

The system uses a certified SSL certificate to encrypt the data to your browser with 256-bit encryption, which means that any information sent between you and the server will be safe and secure!

Tasks and Reporting

All Administration, Financial, Communication, and Curriculum management tasks are facilitated within the system. Direct reporting to the Department of Education, LURITS, and the School Governing Body. Direct quality SA-SAMS data exports

Multi-lingual

Supports both Afrikaans and English. Language preference can be set per user.

Fully Integrated System

Fully integrated Administration, Financial, Communication and Curriculum system. 100% cloud-based. No server required.

Principal+ Modules

Administration+

Task-Driven Workflow
  • User rights specific tasks
  • Tasks grouped per module
  • Urgent matter warning signal
General School Admin
  • Custom school setup
  • Process-driven year-ends
  • Google Application integration
Learner l Parent l Staff
  • Process-driven administration
  • Absenteeism for learners/staff
  • Defined user rights for staff
Code of Conduct
  • Customisable setup
  • Automated discipline letters
  • Roll-call for detention
Compliance
  • Workshops
  • Complete SA-SAMS export
  • Import LURITS feedback files
Communication
  • Integrated SMS & e-mail solution
  • Google Calendar integration
  • Mobile app integration:
    • Principal Talk • d6 School Communicator

Finance+

General Ledger
  • Customisable chart of accounts
  • Detailed sub-ledger reconciliations
  • Audit-friendly reporting
Budget
  • Capture units or amounts
  • Analysis of the previous spend
  • Real time view of budget vs. actual reporting
Debtors
  • Print or email statements
  • Integrated debit order system
  • Bulk billing and receipting
  • Handover account management with debt collector integration
Creditors
  • Manage supplier accounts
  • Approve transactions
  • Authorise payments
Cash Book
  • Import of bank statements
  • Automatic reference allocation
  • Colour-coded reconciliations
Projects
  • Easy setup and management
  • Track payments

Curriculum+

Curriculum Setup
  • CAPS or own customisable curriculum
  • Subject & task-level formulas
Promotion Criteria
  • Custom pass requirements
  • Automatic verdict calculation
  • Custom verdicts with history
Marks Capturing
  • Real-time & online capturing
  • Subject / Task / Assessment level
  • Capture raw marks and/or scale marks
Report Cards
  • Setup custom templates
  • Single or comparative terms
  • Printing of signatures
Certificates
  • Once-off setup & design
  • Design your own templates
  • Auto academic achievements
Report Card Remarks
  • Setup own remarks
  • Allocate per remark or per learner
  • Custom remarks

Communication+

Multi-Platform Communication
  • Send communication through different communication mediums (Integrated Email, SMS, Principal Talk & d6 School Communicator)
  • Ensure all parents receive the message through the preferred medium
  • Avoid duplication of communication methods – The system can track communication views
  • Decrease costs through LCR (Least Cost Routing) selection of communication mediums
Communication Channels
  • Create own channel, or
  • Select from a data driven list of channels (grades, subjects, language, committees, etc)
Communication Categories
Categorise information that is shared with users
SMS
  • Two-way school-parent communication
Email
Cost-effective school-parent communication

Additional Products and Services

  • Timetable
  • Excel Application Framework: Audit Tool, Debtor Tool, Finance Tool and Management Tool

Benefits

  • Parents are always informed with up-to-date info
  • Facilitates direct update of parent information
  • Save on printing expenses by using the online notice functionality
  • Integrated with the Principal+ modules

Principal Talk Key Functionalities

Viewing Options

• Choose specific school
• Choose specific learners
• Add new learner
• Authentication process

Feeds

• School Messages
• Allow parents to respond to a school’s notices in real-time
• Facilitate general inquiries

Calendar

• Group & committee events
• Team practice / match dates
• Consolidate multiple calendars
• Upload documents to calendars

Homework

• Upload homework per subject
• Link homework to system generated subjects

Resources

• Upload resources including photo’s
• Link resources only to certain groups

Learner / Parent Profile

• View & update information
• Language preference setting (AFR/ENG)
• Online support available

Learner Information

• View marks & personal info
• View discipline and absenteeism status
• View resources and homework

School Information

• Publish contact details
• School account balances
• Upload school policies

  • Principal Primary is a comprehensive, user friendly, bilingual education administration software system that addressed all the elements in our complex education system. It is innovative and will take us into the future. Thank you PP team. I recommend you with confidence. –Paul Swart, Laerskool Rietfontein Noord

  • Principal Primary is a comprehensive, user friendly, bilingual education administration software system that addressed all the elements in our complex education system. It is innovative and will take us into the future. Thank you PP team. I recommend you with confidence. –Paul Swart, Laerskool Rietfontein Noord

  • It is a great privilege to be first user of Principal Primary Software (from 2006) for schools administration and finance. After struggling for many years with various other models, Principal Primary was conceived at Laerskool Die Poort. Thank you to Daan and Lianda Pretorius who grasped the needs in a school and produced such an excellent, user friendly system. –Peet Pienaar, Laerskool Die Poort

  • Thank you, your system is excellent and your willingness to accommodate your clients is awesome! PS: I think your new debtors management system is unique and unsurpassed by any other software – well done! –Nita Nell, Laerskool Dr Annecke