Uckfield Community Technology College Downsview Crescent, Uckfield, East Sussex TN22 3DJ    tel:01825 764844      Email: office@uctc.org.uk

End of term arrangements:

End of Term: Friday July 21st at 1.20pm. All students to attend period 1 to 4 and be dismissed at 1.20pm. School buses will be changed so students can get home. Please note that the school canteen will not be open for lunch.

Start of Term 1: Tuesday September 5th
Year 7: Start at 9.20am - please do not arrive earlier than this
Year 8-13 start at 9am
All year groups year 7-13 end at normal school time 3.25pm


ParentPay notice

We have been contacted by a few of our parents/carers to query payments made via ParentPay, this week. There have recently been email notifications from ParentPay on the changes to their payment processes that have been made this week, through their website.


Summary: To pay for school meals, parents need to click ‘Pay for items’, then 'View details and pay' after topping-up My Account.

For your information ParentPay have changed the way the account operates when putting money on your child’s account, instead of direct payments of items, you now top up 'my account' you then need to draw this money down to pay for individual items, including dinner money. If you are paying for more than one item, it is advisable to total them up and then credit 'my account' with that total value and then draw done for each item.Guidance from their website on this, is shown as the excerpt below.


  1. Select the tab of child you wish to make a payment for or click Pay for items button
  2.  Find the item you wish to pay for and select View details and pay
  3. Enter the amount that needs to be paid and select Pay now
  4. Check the details and commit by selecting Confirm payment
  5. If you have not yet topped up your account, you will likely receive an Insufficient funds notification. Select the Top up My Account button and either choose an amount listed or enter the amount you wish to add. Once you complete the top up, you can complete the payment and you will then receive a confirmation message that the item has been paid for, on screen.



​Finance Team UCTC