Creating a Welcome Message

Creating a Welcome Message in SchoolsBuddy 

SchoolsBuddy gives you the option of creating a welcome message that all users will view when they first log onto SchoolsBuddy. The welcome message can be different for staff, parents and pupils. 

1. Click the 'Reception' tab. 

2. Click the 'Welcome Message' tab. 

3. When selected, you will be taken to the Welcome Message Creation Screen. Within this screen, you will be able to create a Welcome Message for:- 
  • Staff
  • Parents 
  • Pupils 
To enter the Welcome Message, click the text box for the intended recipient. You can add different font effects to the Welcome Message by clicking the intended foot effect in the toolbar located above the text box. You can also add images, links, and videos.  

4. When you have entered the intended Welcome Message, click the green 'Save' tab. 

5. To make sure all users will view the welcome message when they log into SchoolsBuddy, click the 'Force all users to welcome message on next sign in'.

6. You have the option of showing the Welcome Message every time a user logs into SchoolsBuddy. To do this, select the 'Show welcome message on login' tick box that is at the top of the page. 

7. An example of Parent Welcome Message is displayed in the image below. 

8. All users have the option of turning off viewing the Welcome Message once they have seen it. To do this, click the 'Don't show this message next time I log in' checkbox that is located on the 'Welcome' tab within the 'Profile' tab.