Entries by Phil Smith

Create homework in Office 365

Learn how to create homework in Office 365 using Ruler Classroom. Homework can include links to any website, OneDrive files and the school’s SharePoint sites. Maximise the use of Office 365 as the long term document storage resource for schools. Automatically create a folder and personalised document for each student in their OneDrive. Monitor and […]

SharePoint Groups for Schools

What are SharePoint Groups A SharePoint group is a collection of SharePoint users and is typically dependent on the roles and the necessary permission levels required. Users can be allocated into any number of groups, depending on the size and complexity of the organisation. Typically, a SharePoint Administrator manages SharePoint groups at the site collection […]

Office 365 Groups in Schools

What are Office 365 Groups Office 365 Groups connect Users, Content and Conversations across Office 365, providing an integrated experience that links together file storage, calendar event management and email conversations. Files – File storage for Office 365 Groups is accessed through OneDrive for Business, using a dedicated document library connected to the Group. Calendar […]

Connecting Office 365 with Capita SIMS

Case Study: Connecting Office 365 with Capita SIMS to improve security, accuracy and efficiency School Holmfirth High School is a large secondary school supporting 1,300 pupils in Holmfirth, West Yorkshire. Background Office 365 offers a full range of features and the familiar Microsoft Office applications accessible from any internet connected device. Holmfirth High wanted to access the […]