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Learn more about creating activities and after school club sign ups in SchoolsBuddy

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Preference Based Container Overview

Preference Based Containers in SchoolsBuddy  A Container within SchoolsBuddy is where you create your activities/groups that will be in your Schools activities program. Containers will usually have within them multiple activities/groups ...

Creating a preference based After School Activity Sign-Up Container

Creating a preference based- After School Activity Sign Up in SchoolsBuddy If this is the first time creating a preference based sign up, we advise you arrange training on this module. Please email help@schoolsbuddy.com to arrange a prefere...

Manually making Pupils preference selections

Manually making Pupils preference selections in SchoolsBuddy As a Sign-up and join request admin you have the ability to manually make pupil preference selections within a preference based sign up container. To do this:-  1. Click the 'A...

The Allocation Process (VIDEO)

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The Auto-Allocation Process

The Auto-Allocation Process in SchoolsBuddy Once the activities sign up has closed you must now make allocations, this either can be done manually or using the auto allocate. This article will explain what the auto-allocation process ...

The Pupil Allocation Overview tab

The Pupil Allocation Overview tab in SchoolsBuddy  Once the auto-allocation process has been completed, the pupil allocation overview tab will give you an in-depth overview of the pupil allocations that have been made during the auto-alloca...

Manually Allocating Pupils

Manually Allocating Pupils in SchoolsBuddy In a preference based sign-up container, you have the option of manually allocating pupils. This can either be done after an auto-allocate or you can manually allocate the entire sign up. To manually a...

Generating Preference Based Sign Up Events

Generating Preference Based Sign Up Events in SchoolsBuddy Once you are happy with the allocations made within your sign up, you must generate the events for each group/activity. To do this:- 1. Select the 'Generate Events' tab.  ...

Post Allocation Join Requests

Post Allocation Join Requests within SchoolsBuddy Within the CCA/Activites module of SchoolsBuddy you have the ability to create a preference based activities sign-up, another feature of this module is having post allocation join requests. I...

Adding Groups (Activities) to an Active Container

Adding Groups to an Active Container in SchoolsBuddy If you wish to add a group (activity) to Container that is already active, allocations have been made and events have been generated, it will consist of three steps:- Adding the Group (ac...

Archiving Preference Based Sign-Up Containers

Archiving Preference Based Sign-Up Containers in SchoolsBuddy As a Sign-up and join request admin in SchoolsBuddy you have access to the 'Activities Signup Admin' tab (this may be labelled differently due to your School's preferences). In this ...

Activities (CCA/ECA/ASA) Container FAQ's

What is a Container within an Activities Sign up in SchoolsBuddy? When creating an activities sign up within SchoolsBuddy you must first create a Container. However, what is a Container? A Container within SchoolsBuddy is where you create ...

Groups/Activities with no or not enough requests- ON HOLD or COMPLETE?

After you have completed your allocations occasionally there will be one or two groups that fail to meet the required minimum number of students to run the activity. However, due to several reasons (activity was added late into the signup,...

Adding Students to an existing group the reception tab.

To creating events and registers for groups/activities that were 'On-Hold' you need to first change the group status (within the container) to Active. Please note: Any students you have already allocated/assigned to the group will automat...

Linked Events - Creating After school club type container groups/activities that run on multiple days in a week

Linked Events - Creating After school club type container groups/activities that run on multiple days in a week Linked events enable you to setup groups/activities that run on multiple days of the week AND that the attendees are the same f...

Copying groups from previous containers

Copying groups from previous containers *Please note that when copying, if you have used the 'Add another event linked to this one' option, those linked will not copy.* ​​​​​​To copy a group from a previous container, select the blue ‘...

Pre-Selecting (with or without Allocation) Students For Clubs & Activities Prior To Signup Starting

You may want to pre-select students Students in certain activities prior to signups opening.  This is particularly useful if, for example, you are running a sports squad and you want to be able to select your squad prior to signups opening, thus p...

Creating events and attendance lists (registers) mid term for groups that are new or were onhold

Where an activity was either added subsequently, or marked as on hold at the time of generating events you can add events later. You will need to add events using the add events within the Container. 1. Go to the relevant sign up contain...

Adding Students to an existing group via the container (ADMIN ONLY) AFTER allocation.

Once you have allocated students and generated events you will then be able to 'manage students'. Go to the container and find the relevant activity: Click Manage students. Use the filters to find the right grades, genders etc a...