18/11/2016 Curriculum New Zealand Ver 2016.0.0.307 Added import of University Entrance Approved standards as part of the standard import routine. The import requires the presence of the UEApproved.csv file which is now shipped along with the latest Standard.zip file. Extract the UEApproved.csv file along with the Standard.txt file to the same folder location. The standard import routine will do the rest.
7/11/2016 All modules From Address using Print Q. It is now possible to enter a generic “From Email Address” when processing bulk emails. This enables the system to show the email as from “firstname.lastname@example.org” or “email@example.com” instead of using the actual from address of the logged in user.
3/10/2016 Debtors Ver 2016.0.0.108 Added Cutoff time to import of OnLine Payment entries enabling the user to set the time at which the Secure Payment provider closes off transactions for the specific day. This enables receipt batches to reflect all transactions prior to this time and hold over latter transactions to the subsequent day.
30/9/2016 Finance Ver Payroll Ver 2016.0.0.91 Added support for superannuation clearing house format for QuickSuper Statewide Contribution CSV file specification (v2)
22/9/2016 Curriculum Ver 2016.0.0.233 Added TASC upload capability to Data Capture for Tasmanian schools. Read more
7/6/2016 Debtors Ver 2016.0.0.70 Added functionality to Debtor Payment Plans and Home Stay Plans. In the past the homestay transaction was written to the Creditor Payment area with reference to the family related to the payment. This has been adjusted to include reference to the Student and/or the comment text entered at the time of the creation of the HomeStay Plan. Text entered in this commentary will display in the Creditor Invoice Batch
20/5/2016 Curriculum Ver 2016.0.0.133 Added a check box in Subject Code view enabling the user to check a subject to exclude it from the displayed list of subjects within the “Result Entry” screens. This change will require a version of Spider released after 20/5/2016
20/5/2016 Debtors Ver 2016.0.0.74 Account Master File. Added additional filters to enable user t display
- only families with a Db or Cr balance
- only non current families with a Db or Cr Balance
- only non current families with a Held Deposit
- only “suspended” debtors
13/5/2016 Finance Ver 2016.0.0.62 Payroll. Added facility to edit Deduction amounts prior to Payroll Generation without the need to create Time Sheets. A much faster way to enter routine deductions such as Staff Lunches etc.
22/3/2016 Finance NZ Release of NZ Tax Scales for 2016 – 17 tax year.
22/3/2016 Curriculum Ver 2016.0.0.72 Security. Added a new security object “Deny Access to Back Office” Users assigned this object will be able to access “Spider” but will not be able to login to “Back Office”
22/3/2016 Curriculum Ver 2016.0.0.72 Co-Curriculum Added Semester 1 and Semester 2 to list of seasons ie Summer, Winter, Term 1 – Term 4, now Sem 1 and Sem 2
22/3/2016 Finance Ver 2016.0.0.11 Corrected anomaly in the Monthly Super calculation associated with using a second Monthly Super line.
15/3/2016 Debtors Ver 2016.0.0.46 Receipting Added PCSQ to receipting to support Email and Document Management via PCSQ thereby supporting Office365 as the SMTP server within the receipting module.
15/3/2016 Curriculum Ver 2016.0.0.72 Changes to Absence Roll Collection and Trigger to better cater for new flexibility in Period and Day definitions. Added a functionality to Early Notification to enable user to set the system to ignore unexplained absences, should the child arrive at the school at a later period in the day, there by not sending the parent a notification for unexplained absence if the child has subsequently arrived at school.
15/3/2016 Curriculum Ver 2016.0.0.72 Changes to Attendance Analysis reports significantly speeding up the production of these reports.
10/02/2016 Curric Ver 2016.0.0.46 Changes to Absence Roll Marking to cater for roll marking by full year level groups eg “show roll with all students from Primary School”. Misc tweaks and minor bug fixes associated with Roll Marking and Timetable to ensure new Time Period Header model caters for all varied school situations, to increase the flexibility and function of roll marking, associated with varying period lengths and differing periods on certain days, or for particular year levels.
17/1/2016 Release of 2016 Data Structure changes. Where users have not received an email notification they should contact PCSchool for advice on download.
17/1/2016 Debtors Ver 2016 Added a new table for entering multiple student discount structures, removing the need for the Discount Calculator as sibling discounts are now calculated as the invoices are created.