Entering Internal Exam Results

If you are a head of department, you will need to enter the results of internal exams into a FileMaker database. You can access this via the DB Launcher – this should be on the desktop of your laptop, or you can download it using the Self Service app. The video below shows you how…

Finding Pupils’ Reports on iSAMS

Now that we are using iSAMS to write pupil reports, there is a different way to view their old reports. Anything written before Autumn 2017 will still be on the Portal, but the video below shows you how to access reports from Autumn 2017 onwards…

It’s Chrissssssstmaaaaaasssss!!

‘Tis the season to be jolly, and also an excellent opportunity to do a little bit of cheeky laptop maintenance before the new year diets and back-to-school times begin. Over the Christmas holidays, please can you: Restart your laptop! This will keep it much happier Make sure that your OneDrive is syncing. Click onto the…

Make sure your OneDrive is Syncing

It’s important to make sure that the files in your OneDrive are syncing to and from your computer properly. The video below shows you how to make sure it is working, and what to do if there are any syncing problems.

Reports on iSAMS

Reporting season is upon us again, and reports are now being written using iSAMS, rather than the Portal. To access iSAMS, you need to go to https://isams-web.bryanston.co.uk/ and log in using your normal username and password. The video below tells you what you need to do to write your reports, and if you have any questions, please…

OneDrive – is it up to date?

It’s important to make sure that your OneDrive is up to date and syncing all your files properly. The video below shows you how to make sure that your OneDrive app is running properly, and that your files are syncing. If you’re having trouble sorting your OneDrive out, please come and see us up at…

Finding Medical Information about Students

iSAMS has a nifty new feature which allows you to view basic medical information about  students. The video below shows you how to find the information. You can also  

Using your OneDrive

All the staff laptops are now set up to save files to OneDrive, rather than storing them on the desktop or documents folder. This means that your files are backed up, as they are not stored on your laptop. The video below shows you how to use the OneDrive app, how to find your files…

Backing up your files to OneDrive

As of September, your school laptop will no longer be backed up to our servers. Therefore, you need to make sure that your work documents are all stored somewhere safely. We are recommending that your store everything in your OneDrive – this is part of your Office 365 account, which is provided through the school,…

Plickers

Plickers is an assessment tool for the classroom that lets teachers ask questions and poll their class using a collection of visual code cards. So, how does it work? Well, each student is given a card with a unique visual code on it. There are four sides to the code, labelled A, B, C and…

Finding SEN Information

The SEN information for your students is all on iSAMS. The video below will show you how to easily find which students in your sets have a SEN status, and then how to find the SEN notes and exam concession information. If you have any questions, please contact the Learning Support Department.

Keeping your Laptop Happy!

Everyone’s laptop can have a bit of a funny five minutes, and the easiest way to fix this is with a simple restart. Yes, the classic IT response of “turn it off and turn it on again” actually does work! As an IT Department, we send round lots of updates to your laptops, and mostly…