Events are a great way to keep students and parents informed of important dates using Satchel. You can create events for the different groups of students to make them aware and remind them of upcoming events. Parents will also be able to see the notifications when they log in.
Create a new Event
To add a new event, go to Notice board → Add new notice. This will open a side panel.
The notice type is set to Announcement by default. To change it to Event, simply use the tickbox at the top of the side-panel. You will then need to fill in the following fields:
Enter the name of your event.
Instructions for your students
Fill in this field with any information needed about the event. You can insert links in the box.
From the drop down menu select a category for your announcement. For example, Newsletter, School closure, or Non-uniform day.
Click on the calendar icon to the right of this field to choose a date for your event.
This field is used to select who will see your event. Choose either Class Group, Year Group, Registration Group or Whole School.
Click on Attach files to expand the field. Then, click Add attachments to upload a file.
To complete your Event, simply click Publish.
To view any events that have been created, simply click on the Notice board tab on the left-hand panel when you log in. You can use the date picker to move between months.
Events appear as red dots on the Notice Board. Announcements appear as blue dots. Click on the dot to read more information about the event.