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By Colin Riddington, Nov 24 2015 11:51AM

Major updates have just been released for both School Data Analyser & SDALink

The update to School Data Analyser (version 5219) includes:

a) a new Attendance Registers feature for both session & lesson registers.

It is intended that the feature can be used in conjunction with SIMS registers or can replace them

This feature is initially available as a free trial.

After Easter 2016, it will require an additional licence.

b) Improvements to the staff home page including a new My Classes for Today section

c) Changes to enable the Grades & Reporting features for schools with KS1/KS2 students

Related to these changes, you will also need to update SDA Link to the latest version (537) also released today.

By Colin Riddington, Dec 24 2014 08:15PM

School Data Analyser has just been updated to version 5168.

The main changes are:

1. Significant improvements to Calendar Events feature including:

a) New monthly/weekly/daily calendar forms and reports.

b) Added all public holidays & facility to search events

2. Updated Export Calendar to Outlook feature & added help file guidance on sharing calendars

3. Modified pastoral form PRLogSheet. Time & Location are now required items for pastoral records

4. Modifications to several pastoral charts to remove inconsistencies in data

5. Added code to inform program managers when a new version is available on the website

6. Modifications to fix issues with printing interim reports

7. Streamlined code used to update linked tables after relinking database

By Colin Riddington, Dec 24 2014 08:03PM

Curriculum Enrichment Organiser has just been updated to version 141219

The main changes in this version are:

1. Further improvements to Calendar Events feature including :

a) better management of multiple day events in monthly calendar view

b) added RoomID field to all calendar forms & reports

2. Added Export Calendar to Outlook feature

3. The program updater utility has also been updated

By Colin Riddington, Dec 3 2014 01:03PM

This is a MAJOR update with many new items including:

- contacts feature

- calendar events

- student mail merge letters

- staff, student and contact group email

- staff and student timetable viewer

- web versions of staff and student choices databases (for use with internet browsers)

- user feedback and system usage logs

There have also been a number of improvements and bug fixes to existing features.

In addition, the CEO program updater has itself been updated!

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