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How to Configure Parental Consents for My Child at School

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

This allows Parents to provide consent to different school actions relating to the Student. The Types of consent are configured in Administration, please see:  How to Edit Lookup Tables.

From Config select MyChildAtSchool and  Parental Consents.

Complete the information:

  • Choose whether it will be Enabled or not, Enabled will display the option on the Parent Portal this will not display as a Widget on the Dashboard it will be in the menu to the left.
  • Choose the Title for the module and the Subtitle.
  • You can also choose to customise the message if there is no consent found.
  • Allow parents to revoke consent in any category. If the Allow parents to revoke consent option is ticked a No option becomes available on MCAS for parents to tick. If you do not select this, type a message to let them know how they can revoke consent, for example by contacting the school.

You can see the Consent Types available on MCAS and edit these individually from this page.

Click on the Pencil to the left of the Consent row to open the Edit Consent on MCAS page.

Enter the details and tick the Active on MCAS box to make the Consent visible to parents on MCAS.

To Remove the Parental Consent from MCAS you can either give the Consent an End Date so it will no longer appear after that date or untick the Active on MCAS.

Click Save.

Updated on November 30, 2021

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