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How to view the School Shop in MCAS

Parents can use this guide to view and buy items in the School Shop in a desktop version of MCAS(MyChildAtSchool)

The example screenshots in this guide are for illustration purposes only and may differ from your view, your school configures how your MCAS Dashboard looks.

See also How to use the MCAS Parent Portal and How to reset MCAS Password

The School Shop option is accessible only from the left hand Menu Bar.

Menu Bar

This is an Online School Shop and will display the items the school currently have available for you to purchase, what appears on this page is determined by the school, so the following information is just an example.

Example School Shop

Your school have the option to create Categories or Menu Items in the School Shop, for example Shop – Equipment and Shop- Uniform. Clicking on either of these buttons will display just those items or click on All to display everything available.

Example Item

To find out more about an item simply mouse over and click on the More Info button, this will display the information the school have created for the item.

If you want to purchase an item it is just like any Online Shopping page, just click on the Add to Basket button on the item/s you wish to buy. If the item to be purchased has the option for payment by Instalments you will be asked at this point how you want to pay this. Click on the Add Deposit to Basket or the Add Full Amount to Basket button.

Add to Basket

The Shopping Basket icon will show the number of items in the Basket, click on the Basket icon to display the items in it.

Shopping Basket

To remove items click on the X to the right of the item or Remove in the Shopping Basket full view , to continue and make the Purchase click on the green Checkout button at the bottom. The Items will be displayed again along with the Student name, if buying for siblings both names will be displayed.

To continue shopping click on the Continue Shopping button, to clear the Basket and start again click on the Clear Basket button, to make the Purchase click on the Checkout button. Items can still be removed at this point by clicking on the Remove button to the right of the item.

On clicking the Checkout button the payment page will be displayed, again what is displayed here is dependent on the school. Here payments can be made using PayPoint if there are sufficient funds or by Card, an Offline Payment option can be enabled by the school for payments to be made directly to the school, cash or cheque.

Order Summary and Payment Details

Enter your payment details and click on the Confirm & Pay button, the payment will go through the Secure Payment process and when completed a Confirmation message will be given.

Updated on July 19, 2023

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