Note: All pages below are subject to having the relevant Roles and Permissions.
Diary Administrators can use this guide to;
- Configure the Diary Module
- Manage Room Exclusions
- Manage Event Types
- Manage Time Picker Times
From the Home Screen choose Config>Diary>Configurations
Configure the Diary Module
Use this function to Limit Booking Requests to a specific number of days, Automatically Allocate Room Booking and Equipment Requests and Disable the Recurrence Option for Booking Requests.
Limit Booking Requests: Tick to make the number of days editable.
For example, Limit Booking Requests to 7 days will mean that staff will be unable to make booking requests for Equipment or Rooms for more than 7 days in advance. Note: This does not affect Parents Evening Bookings.
Automatically Allocate Room and Equipment Bookings. Tick this to ensure all Room and Equipment Booking Requests are automatically allocated. Unticking this option will give the choice of declined or authorised on the Status drop down when making a new Request.
Disable Recurrence Options for Booking Requests in School Diary page.
Ticking this option will Disable the Recurrence Option when accessing the School Diary Page and selecting either New Room Booking or New Equipment Booking.
Manage Room Exclusions
Use the guide to exclude Rooms from being booked in Room, Equipment, Events and Parents Evening Requests. This can be used if for example a room is out of use.
Note: The Rooms visible with Room Exclusions are created and managed within Config>Administration>Rooms.
From the Home Screen choose Config>Diary>Configurations to view the Manage Room Exclusions Panel.
Click New to create a new Room Exclusion.
Type the Room Name into Room Name Box. Note: Only 1 room can be added at a time.
Select at least one exclusion, in this example Annex 2 has been excluded from Room, Equipment and Event Requests but is still available for use for Parents Evenings.
Click Edit or Delete to Edit or Delete a selected Room Exclusion.
Click Save if editing any information.
Manage Event Types
An Event Type must be completed when making a New Event booking from the School Diary Page. Choose the Audience within an Event Type to define who can see a certain Event Type.
From the Home Screen choose Config>Diary>Configurations to view the Manage Event Types Panel.
Click New to Create a New Event Type or choose an Event and Edit to Edit an existing Event Type.
In the example above when choosing the Audience be aware that when selecting Staff this means all Staff will be able to view all Events that have the type Governor Meeting as an Event Type.
IMPORTANT NOTE RE AUDIENCE
- If you want Event Types to show on MyChildAtSchool you need to select Parents in Audience
- If you want Event Types to show on the Student Portal you need to select Students in Audience
- Selecting All in Audience will mean this Event Type is visible to EVERYONE All Staff, All Students and All Parents
Complete the Event Type Name, Description, Colour, Tick to make Active and Audience.
Time Picker Times
Use this function to add times visible when making booking requests within the Diary Module.
From the Home Screen choose Config>Diary>Configurations to view the Time Picker Times Panel.
Type the time into the Add New Time (noting the format) and click Add.
To Delete a Time select the Time from the list and click Delete.
To Edit a Time select the Time from the list and click on the pencil icon on the right hand side.
Edit the Time and Click the Green Tick to Save.
Time Saved Successfully.