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How To Take a Register

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

In this guide, we will show you how to;

  • Watch a short video for Teachers on How to Take a Secondary Register from the Lessons Dashboard
  • Take a Secondary Register for another member of Staff
  • Take a Primary Register with Dinners
  • Take a Secondary Register with Dinners
  • Amend Attendance

See also How to Take a Primary Register, How to use the Lessons Dashboard and How to Take a Dinner Register from the Students List Page.

For Secondary Staff: How to Take a Register from the Lessons Dashboard

Taking a Register for another member of Staff

The examples below are for a Secondary School however, the process is the same for Primary.

From the Overview Tab look for the My Calendar widget and click the More drop down.

My Calendar

Then click the More drop down. If you know the name of the class you are taking the register for choose Select a Register and choose the Date, Class and Period otherwise choose Go to my timetable and select the Teacher you are taking the register for from the drop down.

Select a Register; choose Register Date, Class Code and Period.

Select the Register date, name and period.

Go to my timetable; choose the Teacher from the drop down and click on the Class to Take the Register.

User Timetable

Take a Primary Register with Dinners

Below is the Default View for Primary School Registers.

When a present mark is entered against a Student then the Meal Type with populate automatically with the Meal Pattern assigned to that Student for that day.

See How to Create Student and Staff Meal Patterns

Note: When AM Registration is taken, if the entered Attendance Code has a Cancelled meaning (i.e. COVID codes) the Student’s Meal Type will automatically change to Absent.

Once the correct Attendance Codes are entered for the Students, ensure you are also happy with their Meal Types before confirming them.

Confirmed Meal Types can be amended if needed via Modules>Dinner>Reset Dinner Numbers. See How to Reset Dinner Numbers

Take a Secondary Register with Dinners

Below is the Default View for Secondary Schools Registers.

The icons to the right of the Student names are User Defined Flags.

See: How to Create User Defined Flags.

Amend Attendance

To amend any Attendance Marks once the Register has been taken go to Modules>Attendance>Manage Attendance. See also How to Manage Attendance.

This page is more of an Administrative view of Attendance usually used by Office Managers and/or Attendance Officers and will be dependent on your role/permissions.

Manage Attendance Pathway

There are many features/options available through the Manage Attendance page, such as Overwriting Attendance for an entire Day/Week/Month.

Note: Tutor Group timetables (AM/PM) are crucial to this page as they house the statutory Attendance for Students, so please ensure all of your active Tutor Groups are Timetabled.

Manage Attendance

Updated on April 22, 2022

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