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How to Create a New Academic Calendar Year

Note: All pages below are subject to having the relevant Roles and Permissions.

  • The Academic Years area is used to define the Date Range for which the school’s yearly Academic Calendar will run and to name Terms if required.
  • In this process you will be asked to choose a Period Structure, if you are changing your Period Structure for the new Academic Year see this guide How to Create a New Period Structure

See How to Amend Academic Days

From the left Menu go to Config > Curriculum > Academic Years.

Click New to create a New Academic Year.

The system will automatically generate a Start and End Date for this new Academic Year based on your previous Academic Year (if there was one).

Note: The system requires the Start Date to be a Sunday and the End Date to be a Saturday, regardless of the Real Start and Finish days.

Select the number of Terms for the Academic Year. Amend the Term Names and complete the each of the Term Start Dates and End Dates as required by clicking on the Calendar icon.

Complete the Configuration

  • Select the Period Structure from the dropdown and set the Timetable Day for the First Week Day of Term 1 to 1. This will usually be blank for Primary schools.
  • If needed use the Colour Code to differentiate between different Period Structures.

When complete click the Create button.

Access: The minimum permissions required to access the Academic Year page is found under Config > Setup > Roles and Permissions > Curriculum.

Academic Year Permissions
Updated on May 22, 2023

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