MyChildatSchool - NEW!

MyChildatSchool (MCAS) is our new parent portal app, which allows parents and guardians to credit their child’s dining centre account and make online payments for school trips, tickets and items. 

You will also be able to:   

  • Access attendance data  
  • Read published reports and letters  
  • Receive communications 

Please note: MCAS has replaced SchoolGateway which has now been discontinued (April, 2022)

How to access MCAS 

You can download the MCAS app, or access MCAS via your web browser at We highly recommend downloading the app where possible. Please ‘Allow’ notifications when prompted as this will allow you to receive push notifications and alerts from the school. 

To login to the MCAS Parent Portal you will need to have a valid email address registered with the school and an Invitation Code which we would have sent to you. If you do not have an Invitation Code please contact for one. 

Click on the Redeem Invitation Code? link and enter your School ID*, Username and the Invitation Code, which will be a unique 10 character alphanumeric code, [which can only be used once to setup the Account], tick the I’m not a robot box and click on the Redeem Code button 

You will then be asked to Setup your Details, enter the required information to setup the Login Details and click on the Save Account Details button, a message will be displayed that the new Login setup has been successful and you will be returned to the Login page.

An email will also be sent to the email address entered asking for the Login information to be verified, if this is not verified the you will not be able to Recover Account Details or change the Password in the future.  

You will now be able to Login using your new Login Details. 

*The Cheltenham Bournside School ID is 12830.


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