Information for Parents

Parent Portal

SHLA uses the Parent Portal/Arbor App and has set up an account for you.

The app will allow you to:

The Arbor App can be downloaded from either the Playstore on android phones or the App Store on iPhones.

To finish creating your account you just need to set a password. Your username is the email address we've sent this email to.

Go to and click Forgot your password? to finish setting up your account.

Once you are logged in, please check the details we hold for you and your child and provide your consent for the sections detailed. If you make any changes to your child's record they will be sent to the school to authorise, so please do not be alarmed if the changes do not show immediately.

Arbor App Parent Guide

Canteen Menus

Copy of SHL 23_24 Secondary Core Menu (1) (1).pptx

Free School Meals

We encourage all parents to sign up at when their child starts SHLA, even if you do not think you are eligible. Once you have signed up, should your circumstances change we will automatically be notified and be able to provide free school meals to your child. 

Please apply using the link below: 

Guides for Student Work

We have some guides available for sites/apps that your child might be using inside and outside of school. 

A Guide to Sparx Maths

Other Important Links