As well as defining students, teachers and parents, you need to define groups for forms, years and classes. You can also define custom groups.You define groups in a file called
groups.csv, and refer to groups either by their ID (recommended) or Name elsewhere (for example when defining what year a student is in). Each group goes on its own line.
You will need to add a group for each year group that students are in, forms that students are in, and class groups that students are in. You can optionally add custom groups.
|Column header||Data type||Description||Example|
|ID||Text containing only characters a-z, A-Z, 0-9 and -.||A unique, un-changing identifier for the group (often generated from your MIS).||232341|
|Name||Text||The group's name.||Year 7|
Here is an example CSV file which can be used as a base to start from: