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View a child's attendance by various views from weekly, monthly through a summary
feature of view detailed information on specific events.
Allow parents to keep up-to-date with the current and past homework assigned to
their child along with past marks and class averages.
Customise the extent to which you wish to keep parents updated with the amount of
detail shown in the real-time reports.
Set, receive and mark projects, courses, cover and lessons. Create multipart lessons
that can be used for a single lessons or modular courses.
Allow members of staff to update the school news to help keep parents and visitors
of your website up-to-date on the latest goings on.
Display the up and coming events for your school, take bookings, payments and manage
Introduce pupils of all ages to online learning with regular additions to learning
games covering subjects from numeracy, literacy and further afield.
Manage public details about your school through pre-defined templates such as year
groups, classes and members of staff.