How to manage staff absence

To view or print staff absences for your school navigate to Admin > Staff > Staff Absence.

You can list staff absences for a particular period or of a particular type for all staff in the school.

From the Display Options choose:

  • The absence type you would like to see or All to show every absence.
  • The date range to view. This could be a particular date range, just enter the to and from date in the boxes or select one of the set ranges from the drop down.
Remember to click on Refresh if you change the date range to reload the absences for those dates.


This list can then be printed via the print icon on the red bar or downloaded as a CSV file by clicking on Download as CSV at the bottom of the page.  


To enter or edit an absence

Navigate to Admin > Staff > All staff/users and click on the name of the member of staff who has been absent. 

Select the tab Attendance (from the options on the left-hand side).

From the drop down, select the period it relates to then click New Absence.

Choose type of absence, full day, multi-day, half day or one session.

Enter the start date and, if known, the end date for multi-day absences (the end date can be left blank to enter when the staff member returns to work.)

Fill out the remaining details, then click Save.


The new absence will be shown at the bottom of the screen. To edit any absence just click on the Edit button on this screen.

A pie chart of attendance is shown on this page and also a calendar with days absent.


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