School Website - perfect proven school website design
A profile of a typical School website - normally 5 or 6 pages:
Page 1: Home - The home page for your school. This will show up to date news and events and reflects the ethos of your school.
Page 2: About Us - A page with information about staff, board of management and the history of your school.
Page 3: Gallery - A easy to manage gallery system allowing you to upload, images and write comments this will allow you to easily showcase student projects and outings.
Page 4: School Notice board - A dynamic section of the site that allows you to submit school news such as teacher /parent meetings, sports events, school trips and holidays. Notice board items can be shown on the front page of the site with the click of a mouse without having to rewrite the article twice.
Page 5: Downloads page - Easily upload and download information on your website such as school policies.
Page 6: Contact Page - a email contact form and details page and map allowing parents and others to contact you easily and reliably.
Optional extra pages or ideas:
Class pages - Each class can have their own seperate mini site which can be managed by an individual teacher.
Sports page - If your school is involved in sports then why not highlight your talents!
Podcast system - Upload recordings onto the site
Video system - Upload and view videos on your site - just like your own mini You Tube system!
Calendar system - Put in important dates and events which automatically pop up onthe front page of your site.
Please contact us for a more specific quote if more school web pages are required.
Q. Can we update the school website easily?
A. Yes - all you need is a username and a password, make your changes using the simple editor and click save!
Q. What information do we need to provide?
A. Some photos of the school, text content for the various pages.
Q. How do we get a domain name for the school?
A. A domain name of your choice can be selected (if it's available) please indicate what you would like. A .com or. net domain is included for the first year.
Q. What are the ongoing costs of having a school website?
A. The only additional costs are hosting - €99/ yr and your domain name - €10 / yr for .com / .net, .ie domain costs €35/ yr.
A well designed website will help schools deliver timely information to parents and the wider community. A school website can save the school money in terms of advertising and administration. The school website will be very easy to edit and can be changed without the need for specialist webdesign skills or software.