How Schoolcomms integrates with other MIS systems

Info

New Schoolcomms account required*

Functionality

SIMS

Arbor*

ScholarPack*

Bromcom*

Other* (CSV)

Desktop version of Schoolcomms

        ✖

Website version of Schoolcomms

         ✔

Delay between making a change in MIS and running an import in Schoolcomms

None

1 hour

1 hour

   1 hour

N/A

(changes made to CSV file & imported)

Scheduling an import

(via Windows Task Scheduler)

         ✔

Parent contact details

         ✔

(added manually in Schoolcomms)

Pre-admissions

         ✖

(added to CSV file)

Student self-contacts

        ✔ 

(added manually in Schoolcomms)

Importing contacts ad-hoc who are outside import strategy

         ✖

N/A

(contacts added manually in Schoolcomms)

Messaging

(desktop and web version)

(web version)

(web version)

       

  (web version)

 

(desktop and web version)

Logging messages to MIS communication log


        ✖

Sending assessment manager/profile reports & curriculum/exam timetables

        ✖

Attendance Contact/Response

        ✖

Payments

        ✔

Cashless retailer integration (including Cypad / Meal Manager)

        ✔

Online Reporting

        ✖

Schoolcomms Dinners

        ✔ 

(separate dinner plan for FSM)

Clubs

        ✔ 

Year/registration groups

        ✔ 

Class/teaching groups

        ✔ 

House groups

        ✔ 

User-defined/custom MIS groups

        ✔ 

Creating custom groups in Schoolcomms

        ✖

MIS: Tier – All Tiers group

        ✖

$ParentalSalutation$ wildcard

        ✖

FSM eligibility

         ✔