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The features and reporting your group needs, with an interface everyone can use.

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Why use a childminder app?

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You’re underappreciated

A professional app showcases your skills to parents, grows your business, and boosts your presence as talented, knowledgeable educators.

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Finances aren’t easy

From deciding how many funded places you can afford to getting paid on time, you need an accounting and payment system you can rely on.

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Build your community

The more you communicate and work with parents, the easier it is to build trust and share unique skills. Get the app to start building.

the long-awaited childminder app

Every tool an early educator deserves

Your data, your way

Introducing Famly Insights, group-level custom reporting and business intelligence you won’t find anywhere else.

  • Pool data from all your settings and turn it into custom maps, tables, and graphs that you can filter with a click.

  • Compare different metrics across settings to see occupancy gaps, staff planning, and overdue debt.

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Pool data from all your settings and turn it into custom maps, tables, and graphs that you can filter with a click.

Compare different metrics across settings to see occupancy gaps, staff planning, and overdue debt.

Share and pull all data from every site, whether it’s staffing costs or overall revenue, in seconds.

Never manually handle data. Instantly see exactly where changes are needed, and make smarter business decisions.

Seamlessly share data across platforms

Using external tools like an HR or CRM software? Get our Public API, and instantly share all data from Famly.

  • Share and pull all data from every site, whether it’s staffing costs or overall revenue, in seconds.

  • Never manually handle data. Instantly see exactly where changes are needed, and make smarter business decisions.

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“I will be recommending to other childminders. I like that children's parents get notifications in real-time. It's great to be able to communicate whenever required, and gives them a better insight into development and learning.”

Jasmine L.

Childminder

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Easy payments, for parents and staff

Send out invoices at the click of a button and offer parents in-app payments with Famly.

  • Payments over the app are instantly reconciled and automatically added to reports.

  • Parents can set up recurring payments or direct debits, reducing the time your team spends chasing debt.

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Payments over the app are instantly reconciled and automatically added to reports.

Parents can set up recurring payments or direct debits, reducing the time your team spends chasing debt.

Switching has never been easier

Get ready for easy data imports, a personalised onboarding plan, and a key role in the ongoing development of Famly.

  • Our data import does the heavy lifting while the simple, recognisable design makes staff adoption easier.

  • Free email and phone support plus over 300 articles and videos, so your team can get the help they need at any time.

See how switching works

Our data import does the heavy lifting while the simple, recognisable design makes staff adoption easier.

Free email and phone support plus over 300 articles and videos, so your team can get the help they need at any time.

Our customers
love what we do

Here’s why EY settings of every size – from childminders and packaway preschools to large nurseries and national chains – love Famly.

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The perfect tools for nursery groups

Rest easy knowing you can use one single app to manage all your nurseries, from invoicing to sign ins.

Famly report

Famly report

See parent and staff usage of the Famly app.

Staff messaging

Staff messaging

Organise staff, share files, and aid development.

Weekly schedules

Weekly schedules

Easily compare individual schedules to see if staff are working as expected.

Payment overview

Payment overview

Overview of historical payments and balances.

Batch invoicing

Batch invoicing

Send auto-generated invoices with just one click.

Automatic bookings

Automatic bookings

New children’s bookings are automatically shown and accounted for.

Room switching

Room switching

Automatically move children between rooms.

Child development

Child development

Observe and document development and progress.

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Your all-in-one childminder app

Got up to 10 children? Get every tool you could ever need.

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£29
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Instant messaging
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Sign in/out
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Batch invoicing
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Interactive news feed
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Photos & videos
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Room planner
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Activity planner
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Daily diaries
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Child profiles
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In-app payments
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Accident/Incident forms
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Observations
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Attendance report
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Ad-hoc purchases
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Medication forms

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No commitment. No credit cards. And if you love the free trial, the platform is all yours for £29/month.

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...and parents love it

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

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

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

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Colin M.

Glasgow
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High Wycombe
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Rebecca S.

Capel St. Mary

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