How to mark an absentee via the Notebook App?

Modified on Tue, 19 Mar 2024 at 12:04 PM

You can mark an absentee in two ways: via the web portal or via the Notebook mobile app.  

To mark absentee via the web portal, see the article:  How to mark a child as absent via the web portal?

Before you mark an absentee, be sure you have defined absentee categories for your centre as per the help article already linked above. Please see the section: Defining an absentee category

How to mark an absentee via the Notebook App:

1. Log in to the Notebook app as a 'Staff' member, and on your home screen, click on 'Mark Absentee'.

2. Enter the 4-digit Staff PIN number assigned to you.

3. Search for the student you wish to mark as absent and select an 'absentee reason' from the drop-down box.

4. If the record was updated successfully, a pop-up confirming the same will appear.

5. When a student is marked as absent, a 'red no entry circle' icon will appear next to their name. This information will be displayed in the web portal as well as in the mobile apps.  

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