Staff & Students: Please use the Staff Homepage and Student Homepage for your login links.

Parent Login Links

Help Accessing Online Services

Pupils

On a PC/Laptop

To go to your school emails, follow these steps:

  1. Go to https://outlook.office365.com/cathays.cardiff.sch.uk
  2. Login using your school email address (ends in @cathays.cardiff.sch.uk)

Example: 21SmithJohn@cathays.cardiff.sch.uk

You should now be able to view your school emails

On a Mobile Device
  1. Go to your app store
  2. Search and install Outlook by Microsoft
  3. Login to Outlook using your school email address (ends in @cathays.cardiff.sch.uk)

Example: 21SmithJohn@cathays.cardiff.sch.uk

You should now be signed into the Outlook app and view your emails.

  1. Go to https://classroom.google.com/a/cathays.cardiff.sch.uk
  2. Login using your school email address and normal PC password
  3. Find your class name in your Classes page. It will start with the current year, e.g. 2021-7JW/Tu
  4. On the Classwork tab you will find any work set for you

OneDrive

Your school documents, pictures, videos and downloads are kept within Microsoft OneDrive. To login to OneDrive, follow the steps below:

  1. Go to https://office.live.com/start/OneDrive.aspx
  2. Login using your Cathays email address (ending in @cathays.cardiff.sch.uk)
  3. You will now be able to view your files just like you can in school!

Google Drive

Google Drive is used for Google Classroom work and where you can find the Student Shared area. To login to Google Drive, follow these steps:

  1. Go to https://drive.google.com/drive/my-drive
  2. Login with your normal school email address and password (ending in @cathays.cardiff.sch.uk)
  3. You will now see your Google Drive files, including Google Classroom work and shared drives!

SIMS Student is an app and a website that you can login to and view key information, such as:

  • Timetables
  • School Events
  • Attendance
  • Behaviour

To login to SIMS Student, follow the steps below:

  1. Go to www.sims-student.co.uk or download the mobile app
  2. Click on the Microsoft logo

3. As long as you are signed into your school email, you should be logged in automatically!

More help and information on how to register for SIMS Student can be found on the Student Home here.

Parents

For more information and to register for SIMS Parents, please see our SIMS Parents page.

To login to SIMS Parent, follow these steps:

1.  Go to the SIMS Parents website www.sims-parent.co.uk  or download the mobile app.

2. When you registered for SIMS Parent, you will have picked an online service to sign in with. E.g. Facebook, Twitter, Google or Microsoft

When asked, choose the service that you registered with.

3. Done! You should now be logged in

For more information and help please see our SIMS Parent page here.

Or email SIMSParents@cathays.cardiff.sch.uk

Parent Pay is used by Cathays High and Cardiff Council to handle all money payments between parents and the school. It is used to pay for school dinners, trips and equipment. All parents should have access to Parent Pay, activation letters are sent to all parents by post. Please contact finance@cathays.cardiff.sch.uk if you require a new activation letter.

To login to Parent Pay, follow these steps:

1. Go to https://app.parentpay.com/public/client/security/

2. Enter the email address you used when you activated your parent account

3. Enter the password you chose when you signed up. If you have forgotten your password, click on the “Forgot your password” link

4. Done! You should now be logged in!

You will be able to pay for meals or other items from the homepage!

School Cloud’s Parent Evening System is used by Cathays to schedule and arrange appointments with parents and teachers.

To login to the Parents Evening System, follow these steps:

1. Go to https://cathayshigh.schoolcloud.co.uk/

2. On the login screen, you will need to enter your full name and your child’s full name and date of birth. These details must match what Cathays High holds on file for you.

3. Once you’ve entered yours and your child’s details, press the Login button

4. You will then be taken to your dashboard. From here you will be able to see any upcoming Parents Evenings and make bookings with your child’s teachers.

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