Site Overlay


Classlist has been featured in national papers such as The Guardian, The Huffington Post and The Daily Mail; the education trade press such as Prep School, Academy Magazine, PTA+ magazine and PTA Primary; Start Up and business press including TechRound; as well as regional press – showcasing our innovative fundraising scheme that is benefiting local schools. We have also been featured as Award winners by the GoodWebGuide and BETT – the world’s largest edtech event.

For press enquiries reach us

Link to our Press Kit

Press release

2021 Highlights

Talk Education, January 2021 – Keeping the School Community Spirit Alive During Lockdown

2020 Highlights

Prep School Magazine, October 2020 – Susan Burton, CEO and Founder of Classlist, discusses why it’s important to build a community within schools.

UKEdChat Conference, June 2020 – Susan Burton, speaker: How data science can help education leaders build thriving school communities

2019 Highlights

BBC Moneybox – Fundraising for Schools Fundraising for Schools

Schools Week– New tech aims to beat schools’ ‘WhatsApp problem’

The Daily Mail – Schools ask parents to sign contracts promising not to spread malicious gossip on WhatsApp groups

Financial Times – The playground politics of the parents’ chat group

Conference & Common Room – Getting more parents involved

2018 Highlights

The Local Se – Parents at Stockholm International School get an instant social life

Oxford Mail – School app Classlist engages more dads in events

GoodWebGuide – Best back to school sites

Oxford Mail – Classlist app provides Botley School cash boost

EU Start-Ups – Classlist in Europe’s top ten most helpful start-ups for parents

South London Press A South London high school received a boost to its funding for new floodlights on its astroturf

The Oxford Times – ‘Virtual school gate’ founded by Oxfordshire mums wins national award

Prep School Mag – From data protection to greater inclusion

PTA+ Magazine – GDPR: Get ready for 25 May!

The Key – Using Technology to Communicate: Case Study

The Key – Working with Parents: Case Study

The Memo – Classlist: A virtual school gate for parents – without gossip or grumbling

2017 Highlights

Education Technology – Bett Awards 2018 finalists

Harrogate Advertiser – Classlist cash for technology fund

Harrogate Informer – Local Businesses Help Western Primary School Pioneer New Fundraising Approach For IT Equipment

Surrey Comet – Classlist donation: St George’s Weybridge on the way to getting new climbing wall

The Oxford Times – ‘Virtual school gate’ founded by Oxfordshire mums wins national award

Academy Magazine: Parent School Communication the 21st Century Way

New Business – On Their Way – Susan Burton and Clare Wright co-founders of Classlist

The Sun – Website of the Week

Families Magazine – Two thirds of parents can’t name their child’s friend’s parents

Huffington Post – Death Of The School Gate – How Can We Strengthen Parent Communities?

For press enquiries reach us at or via our support site – we’d be delighted to help.

Follow us on Twitter and Facebook

See What’s New at Classlist

© 2021 Classlist ™
Company number: 08621032