maniac ... it still might be worth paying the sub for something like ParentMail as you get broadcast SMS capability too (plus full audit trails .. what was sent to whom and when they received/opened it etc).
It's targetable so you can pick one student, 10 students or the whole school (you can also filter across groups i.e. 'all boys in year 8' for example.
As elsiegee40 says it's perhaps the best out there and you get your money back in paper and telephone savings
You could consider a web-based solution. I use PHPlist.
phplist.com : Details
Free to use.
Install it on your webspace. Compose your message and upload the attachment.
Process the queue and log off leaving it to run.
Allows parents to subscribe or unsubscribe.
Allows managers to manage own messages and subscriber lists.
Many other features.
Batch and bounce processing.
Last edited by SneakyBeaky; 10th May 2010 at 05:43 PM. Reason: corrected link to details
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