Communication – Arbor

At Hope Academy, we want you to feel as much a part of their education as possible. With the increased use of smart phone technology we want to make best use of it.

Arbor is our parent/academy communication system. Arbor provides an integrated school information platform which draws together a range of existing schools systems with an engaging user interface allowing you to communicate and access information in one place.

How do I access Arbor?

You will have received an email from the academy with details of how to activate your account. If you have not received this please email 

Arbor is simple to use and can be accessed via an Andriod or iOS app or any web browser.

Please follow the instructions sent to you to complete creating your account then download the Arbor app.

You can download the Arbor app from Google Play or App Store

Arbor has many features for parents including:

  • staff to share student’s achievement and behaviour in real-time throughout the school day.
  • track attendance
  • report absences and upload medical notes
  • receive announcements
  • Messaging system – allows school to send emails and in-app messages to your account, keeping you up to date on important whole-school messages as well as individual messages relating to your child
  • homework

How do students access Arbor?

To access the student portal go to

  • You will then see the log in screen. Click on Forgot your password
  • Enter your school email address and click forgot password.