Creating a Subject

To create a new subject

  1. Go to Menu > Curriculum Management >  Subject Management. A new screen will appear.
  1. Select the Subjects card.  
  1. Click Action > New Subject.

The New Subject screen appears.

  1. Enter information into data entry fields. Below is a description of each New Subject field:
CourseThe Course that the subject is being created from.
YearThe School Year the subject will be running for.
UnitsThe unit value of the Subject, if applicable.
Include in ReportWill this Subject be included in the Academic Reporting?
Grading MethodWhat will be the main grading method for the overall subject mark. These will pre-fill when you choose the Course – you simply have the option to change them here should you desire. You have four options:
Marking: Allows you to decide on the full mark. You will then be required to add this mark into the student’s report.
Grading: Allows you to select a grading scheme which you can set up in the grades section of curriculum management. 
Marking and Grading: Allows you to have a mark which can then use a Conversion Scheme (from the Grades Section) to create a grade for the course.
Not Applicable: Use this for subjects that will not require grading. E.g. Home Room, Chapel.
Grading SchemeThe scheme that you have set up in the Grades section of Curriculum Management relating to this subject. (Yes/No, A,B,C,D,E, Pass/Fail, Distinction etc).
Full MarkThis is the full mark that the subject will be marked out of – 70, 100, 150, 122 – no limited.

Below is a description of each Descriptions field:

TypeSelect the subject’s duration.
DescriptionThis is a simple description of the course which can be used on the Academic Reports.
  1. Once completed click Save.

The subject will now appear in the left column. The subject being viewed in the right column will be highlighted in the left column.  

You can now add subject-specific outcomes.
You can now create new classes that relate to this Subject in the Classes tab.
You can link existing classes to a subject in the Classes section.