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How to Create a New Detention Type

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

Behaviour Detention Type is a Detention that can be either Scheduled or selected within the system by a range of pre-selected Roles. A Detention Type can also be attached to a Behaviour Event.

See also: How to Schedule a Detention.

From the left Menu go to Config > Behaviour > Detention Types.

To create a New Detention Type click New.

Note: The Show only active option will show Detention Types that are Active on the Date entered.

Complete the fields:

  • Name  –  this can be up to 10 characters in length (No Spaces)
  • Description (if needed)  –  this can be up to 30 characters in length
  • Active  –  select to make Active, or leave to activate later
  • Manual Detention entry require Authorisation – select if you want to Authorise any Detentions that are added
  • Period Type  –  select from the drop down list.

Note that BreakLunch and After school Periods are only available if they have been created in the Period Structure page.

See Creating a New Period Structure

  • Access Permission  – who can enter the Detention.

When you’re finished, click Create.

Updated on January 12, 2022

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