How to Add Period in School Settings

How to Add Period in School Settings

When you need to customize parameters for the school fields you can navigate to the settings on the menu bar and find the school on top. 


Menu Bar >> Settings >> School

Under school, you will find options shown above and talked about in the intro solution (Click here to read)


Let us start with periods. 


Here you can create a block or rotation day, these will be different classifications of a day, you add different blocks with different period time durations that can be run on separate days according to the school's needs. 


Click on the '+Add Block/Rotation Day'


 

After clicking you will see a pop-up section where you can add the name and sorting order for the block. You can create multiple block/ rotation blocks.


Users can associates these block periods with the calendars like shown in below




After submitting the block, you can start to add periods. Click on the '+Add New Period' from the right corner of the period page.

 

School >> Period


Here you can need to create a period by adding -

  • Title of the period.
  • Short name (Soft form).
  • Start and end times of the particular period.
  • You can switch on the toggle for 'Calculate Attendance' if you want to incorporate the periods to get attendance on.


You can repeat the process to create all the periods you want under a block.



You can also edit the full day and half-day minutes of your school for attendance records. 


Click on the pen icon on the bottom right in the set full-day and half-day minutes tab.

When clicked you can change the time period and click submit.


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