Every student,
Every parent,
Every message.

From student marketing to crisis management, Critico’s range of communication and messaging services are dedicated to meeting the needs of the Education sector.

Putting powerful, flexible communication at your finger-tips and integrating with key education/VLE software systems we’re helping schools, colleges and universities across the UK and Eire harness the power of text messaging to improve engagement with staff and students alike.

Data security is at the heart of Critco service and information security via UK data-processing and GDPR compliance is our priority – a commitment is reinforced by encrypted transmissions, ISO27001 accreditation, and Cyber Essentials certification.



Critico (formerly PageOne) have been an approved provider of SMS messaging service to the Higher/Further education sector since 2007 and helps hundreds of customers leverage the power SMS text messaging to increase engagement with students and staff.

SIMS InTouch

Critico’s SMS messaging services is directly integrated with the SIMS InTouch service to enable quick and effective text messaging direct to parents/teachers.

API Integration

Critico’s suite of API gateway services makes it easy for third party education software systems to directly initiate and receive text messages via Critico’s secure gateway.


Radio systems play a vital role in managing and securing large sites/campuses such as colleges and universities as well as ensuring staff safety. Critico can design and install new systems, as well as maintain and upgrade legacy systems.

Staff Alarm/Alert Systems

Helping to protect staff in at-risk situations or locations, Critico can provide a range of staff-safety solutions from lone-worker ‘man-down’ monitoring to panic/call alarm systems that help enhance the safety and security of employees, wherever they are.

We understand the crucial role technology plays in your operations.

We can architect a technological landscape that aligns seamlessly with your objectives and quite simply helps saves lives. Trust us to not only meet, but exceed your expectations, enhancing your capacity to navigate daily challenges with confidence and effectiveness.

Bridging the communication gap in education, one message at a time.