Course Overview

This course introduces you to the report designing process in Arbor with the objective of being able to extract useful information from the pupil database in a variety of formats.

The course will take approximately 3 hours to complete.


What will you learn?

This course will cover:

  • responding to requests for information
  • producing reports over a date range including previous years
  • how to filter, sort, collate and group reports effectively
  • how to duplicate, edit and delete reports
  • selecting an appropriate output format
  • sharing and scheduling of reports
  • the import and export of reports


Example Curriculum

  Introduction
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  Familiarisation with Arbor
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  Custom Report Writer
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  Managing Reports
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  Fixing Expired Reports
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  Downloading and Exporting Reports
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  Custom Report Writer Templates
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  Sharing and Scheduling Reports
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  Sending emails with report data
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  Dealing with Subject Access Requests
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  In-Built Reporting
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  Accessing Key Student and Staff Data
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  Appendices
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  Conclusion
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Will I get a certificate? 

On Completion of the course you can claim a School ICT certificate of course completion.


How long do I have access to the course? 

You will have a year to complete the course.  


How much is this course?

£102 inclusive of VAT


How do I purchase the course?

To purchase this course via your school/organisation you can pay by invoice. Please E-mail: [email protected] specifying if you have a purchase order and which course(s) you wish to purchase.  We require the name and address of the person paying for the course. If you are in a school this may be your Finance department. If you are purchasing a course for another member of staff, we will also need their name for the certificate and their email address to enroll them on the course. The student will receive an email once the course is available to access.

To purchase this course privately you can pay by bank transfer. Please contact our Finance team on 0345 2226802 to make a bank transfer. The course will be accessible on receipt of payment. We need your full name and an email address to enroll you on the course.  

Terms of usage.

  • Courses will be accessible for 12 months from the date of purchase.
  • Once access has been granted to distance learning, no refund will be given.
  • Under no circumstances should the course content be downloaded, copied or shared with other schools.
  • Under no circumstances should your access details be shared.
  • Support queries should be directed to [email protected]


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