To create a Special Needs alert, you must be using an up-to-date version of Back Office. Go to Scholastic>Student View>Personal tab.
- Select “Personal” tab
- The “Overall Level”, if set, will show within the alert bar as well as any ALERT type messages. These codes are pre-set for New Zealand funding requirements and cannot be changed.
- Select a blank line within the notes section.
- Click in the next empty line. Press the “Type” column heading, then select “ALERT – Alerts to show within Spider”
- Change the detail of the message. This will appear to the teacher from the alert bar.
- Press [Save]
When clicking on the Alert Bars, the special needs message will be displayed.