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Clear-cut communications, free online learning journals, early years activities and so much more. Did we mention it's free?

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Easy learning journals

Easy learning journals

Make observations on-the-go, share learning journals, and plan in confidence with instant progress reporting.

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  • Speedy observations with multiple frameworks, automatically compiled in your progress reporting.

  • Automatically generated learning journeys that parents can view at any time.

Better parent collaboration

Better parent collaboration

Free parent access via our mobile app allows you to send updates straight to their personalised news feed – and straight to their pockets.

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  • Finally get all parent communication in one place, sharing messages, pictures, and videos to individuals or groups via our secure news feed.

  • Collaborate with families on shared child profiles, so you and the parents can both keep track of attendance, medical records, activities and more.

Easy learning journals

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live video chat

Enjoy live video sessions with your early years community, available in-app at the click of a button.

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  • Read stories, run activities, or just take five minutes to say hello to children who are away.

  • Arrange meetings between parents and their key person or other staff members who are unable to come in to the setting.

Better parent collaboration

Share inspiring activities

Put more play in your day with hundreds of early years activities, created by early education experts like you.

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  • Fill your own library with activities, upload photos, and send them straight to families to try at home.

  • Try out 100s of activities curated by early years experts and the Famly community.

And parents love it

“Great app. Excellent way for the nursery to show parents what’s happening every day.”

Colin M, Glasgow

“Access to everything I need. Easy to navigate around and lovely to have information on the go. Puts my mind at ease and also love seeing pictures of my daughter on there.”

Kathryn R, Andover

“It is informative, decisive and allows real-time updates for my family and child.”

Anthony W, High Wycombe

“Keeps you updated on your child’s activity at the nursery. Great app to have. Highly recommended!”

Keri-Anne P, Staffordshire

“I like that it keeps all things in one place, balance, lunch, individual and group feedback etc.”

Rebecca S, Capel St. Mary

So what is actually included?

Famly Free comes with all the parent communication and child development features you’ll find in our paid packages.

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Quick observations

Capture and send photo or video observations.

Learning journals

Share automatic learning journals with parents.

Baseline assessments

Easily make baseline or regular assessments.

Cohort tracking

Make custom cohorts and easily compare progress.

Shared child profile

Update contacts and key child information together.

Review observations

Effortlessly review and approve observations.

Nappy & nap time

Record nap times & nappy changes with a click.

The activity library

Find inspiration and upload activities to help you plan.

Free parent access

Free for parents or relatives on mobile and online.

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News feed

Share photos, videos, and daily updates with parents.


Direct or group messaging straight to parent pockets.

Activity feed

Parents see nappy changes, food intake, sleep & more.

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