Create and view Events

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Written by Hannah Chapple
Updated over a week ago

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 boardAdd 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.

Event on

Click on the calendar icon to the right of this field to choose a date for your event.

Send to 

This field is used to select who will see your event. Choose either Class Group, Year Group, Registration Group or Whole School.

Attach files

Click on Attach files to expand the field. Then, click Add attachments to upload a file.

To complete your Event, simply click Publish.

Viewing Events

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.  

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