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5 steps to set up your site - MIS

1. Add your holiday dates 

2. Build your Schemes of Learning

3. Import your classes

4. Add staff members to your Sparx site

5. Finish setting up your classes

 

1. Add your holiday dates 

Add your school holiday dates to your site to help you build your schemes of learning and to decide when you want to switch homework on or off:

Adding holiday dates - Sep21

 

How to set up holidays in your Sparx site - Article 

2. Build your Schemes of Learning

Schemes of Learnings in Sparx are where you set out your curriculum and are used to generate homework automatically each week, so you will need to create these and link them to your classes before you set your first homework.

Please read through the following articles before using the video below to set up your schemes:

Scheme of Learning FAQs

How many topics should I add to homework each week

 

How to build a SoL Sep21

Remember, homework will be automatically set during school holidays unless you choose for it not to be in your Schemes of Learning. If you missed this step then you can edit your schemes to make these changes. Find out how here:

How to set a no homework week in a scheme of learning

 

Further scheme of learning resources:

How to create a scheme of learning - article

How to move Schemes of Learning from one year to the next - article

3. Import your classes

You will now need to import your own classes into your site. Find out how to do this here:

Class import Sep21

How to Import your classes from your MIS to Sparx - Article

4. Add staff members to your Sparx site

Find out how to do this here:

How to add or edit staff members, and assign them to classes - article

5. Finish setting up your classes

Follow these steps to finish setting up your classes:

MIS Setting First Homework

How to set up and manage classes with an MIS integration - Article

Note: Once a homework is set it can't be fully deleted so make sure students are ready to go before you turn homework on.

 

That's it, your site is all set up ready for teachers to start setting homework!

Next, take a look at our 5 Steps to setting your first homework article.