2019-11-19 06:49:00

Checklist: New School Year Admin

By Sam Sapuppo
Schools Advisor Sam is a committed educationalist who believes in the transformative power of community. Through his 30-year involvement in the leadership team of a prominent educational institution in Melbourne, Sam uses his extensive knowledge to help school workflows and processes run smarter.
Setting up your school admin for the new year is a huge job. Get a jump on things.

Don't get derailed by an onslaught of work in January. It's time to plan ahead for the new school year and, at EdSmart, we're here to help. 

Below is a list of the various elements you need to remember to bring into line. Tick them off one by one, and stay ahead of the game:


  • Student data
  • Staff data
  • Parent data
  • Emergency contact data
  • Medical data
  • Class lists 
  • Co-curricular lists


  • New policies sign off
  • New processes sign off
  • ICT policy - update details
  • Professional behaviour sign off
  • Media consent forms sign off


  • ICT policy sign off
  • Codes of behaviour sign off
  • Sports and clubs contact update details


  • Contact details update
  • Medical information update
  • Call for volunteers
  • Parent association (confirmation of office holders)
  • Year level and class list release of details permissions

Download the checklist

Our Customer Success Team are more than happy to talk through your set-up, so you're ready for the new year and can head into the holidays with confidence.

Feel free to contact our Customer Support Team by raising a Support Request.

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