How to set up detention types

Detention types can be set up to allow your staff to choose from a preset list of detentions with default times and locations applied.

To setup detention types for your school, click on the three lines menu in the top right-hand corner and select School Settings from the list of available options.

From the School Settings page, click on the Detentions tab on the left-hand side of the screen to and select Detention types.  

This will take you to a list of exisiting detention types if any have been previously created. To create a new detention type, click on the Add a detention type button in the top right-hand corner of the page.

You will be given the option to name your detention type. Once you have done so, your detention type will appear within the list of available detention types. 


Next, click on the edit / pencil icon alongside your detention type to being descrbing it in more detail.

The Edit detention type popup will appear. From here, you can specify the default location for the detention, the default date and the default time for it it to be scheduled to.

Click on the OK button to confirm your changes. Your new detention type will now be selectable by staff when awarding a detention.

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