ClaSS is a comprehensive classroom information assistant and school management system. ClaSS extends the reach of traditional systems by using modern web-application methodologies to include the whole school community.
The application aims to be the ubiquitous classroom information assistant for schools.
The software takes a classroom-first approach to collecting and disseminating information in the most dynamic of ways.
- InfoBook – look up and/or change information on a student at your school:
- Search facility for individual and student groups.
- Single-page student profile provides a snapshot and a point of entry to all of an individual student’s information.
- Generic tables for customised supplementary information such as prizes, activities, background circumstances etc.
- Dedicated section for students with special educational needs (SEN).
- Parental contact information and addresses ordered by priority and with links to siblings.
- Extensive supporting information including first and second languages, nationality, etc.
- Area for posting staff comments (or referrals) to record praise and concerns, organised by categories.
- Area for recording incidents with automatic generation of email alerts to the responsible staff.
- Access to an archive of printed reports for each student.
- Tracking table of academic assessment grades provides a snapshot of current cross-curricular performance.
- Register – for staff to record attendance and punctuality of students either one form group or one teaching class at a time.
- Personalised view of teaching classes and class-lists.
- Alternate views by subject or course for the staff with relevant responsibilities.
- Spreadsheet-style display of marks and grades for individual or multiple classes of students.
- Simple set of functions to operate on columns including averaging, summing, levelling, ranking and copying.
- Export marks to csv files for importing into a spreadsheet when more sophisticated analysis is needed.
- Simple but sophisticated hide/show tool to manage the display of large numbers of mark columns.
- Core set of grading schemes and mark-types predefined by each curriculum pack.
- Tools to construct user-defined mark-types, grading schemes and levelling boundaries.
- One-click short-cut to view cross-curricular tracking assessments for an individual student.
- Flagging of SEN students and one-click access to their individual profile.
- Highlighting of students with recent concerns and one-click posting of new comments and incidents.
- Linking of mark columns to predefined assessment grades for tracking and reporting.
- Special columns for editing and viewing subject reports to parents.
- Auto-generation of columns in the MarkBook for assessment grades and subject reports.
- Overviews of assessment grades for students grouped by year or form.
- Averaging and statistics for assessment grades by subject or type of assessment.
- Bank of customisable report templates for formatting the the presentation of subject reports to parents.
- Collate and print subject reports to parents individually, by form-group, or by course.
- Collate and print comments and incidents during a chosen period, again by subject, by form-group or by year-group.
- Manage Reports – intended for users with administrators access or for staff with course responsibilities.
- Admin – allows administrators to assign responsibilities to teachers, assign students to groups and view statistical information.
- EntryBook – area for administrators to enter new students, teachers and contacts admissions.
- Special Educational Needs.
- MedBook – view and edit medical information for students.
Developer: ClaSS Information Services S.L.
License: GNU Affero GPL v3
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