01/07 - Please note the SOY MIS switch off was successful and from 01.07.14 no new data will be imported into Fronter from your MIS.

This means that data will not update within Fronter during this period giving you time to prepare your MIS systems for the new academic year without it affecting your Fronter building.

You will be able to re-activate the import as from 1st September

Schools wishing to have their MIS integration switched on earlier than the 1st September must contact the Fronter help desk to request this.

Thank you

Fronter UK Support

Click here for the revised Start of Year guidance and scenarios for the Fronter for 2014/2015 academic year.

Please note that this is a UK specific process. Please contact your local partner to clarify if you will be included in the process. The process is the same as last year but with revised dates listed below:

· MIS data imports into Fronter will be automatically deactivated on 1st July 2014.

· The MIS integration setup option in the admin section of Fronter will be temporarily removed to prevent Re-activation and will be re-added on the 1st September 2014.

NOTE: This means that data will not update within Fronter during this period giving you time to prepare your MIS systems for the new academic year without it affecting your Fronter building. Schools wishing to deactivate imports earlier than 1st July 2014 can do this manually themselves or contact the Fronter Helpdesk to request this.

IMPORTANT: Schools wishing to have their MIS integration switched on earlier than the 1st September 2014 must contact the Fronter help desk to request this.

IMPORTANT: On 26th August 2014 Fronter will perform some automated functions as follows: (the first two will not happen for schools that have request early re-activation as this will have already been completed)

· Fronter will auto archive all MIS (imported) rooms. This will also include any automatically generated rooms that are open from previous academic years.

· Fronter will delete all MIS (imported) rooms that have never been activated from previous academic years

· An update will be run to ensure that all schools regardless of their MIS system will receive a new set of MIS rooms for the new academic year

Once your MIS is ready for the next academic year, you will be able to re-activate the import as from 1st September 2014.

To see a list of commonly asked questions in relation to the start of year process, please click here.

If you have any questions related to the SOY process please feel free to contact your local Fronter support.

Kind Regards

Fronter UK Support

Our hosting partner is doing necessary maintenance and upgrades on the file storage system on Saturday, June 7. This involves all customers with a Fronter URL of the format fronter.com/customername.

The maintenance work is scheduled to occur between 11 and 12 BST. During this maintenance window we expect two occurrences of slowness less than one minute each when accessing files stored in Fronter.

Room description

Many thanks go to Graveney School for creating this room – a Pearson Champion School for Fronter. This is a ready-made teaching and learning tool for pupils containing useful world cup resources, links and ideas. Please be aware that this room contains links to YouTube videos which you can manually delete if not required. Suitable for Key Stages 2 to 5 although some editing may be required for different keystages.

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To see free rooms to download please click here.

To see a video guide on how to import these rooms to a Fronter installation please click here.

Room description

Glasgow Games Room - This room was created by The High School of Glasgow – a Pearson Champion School for Fronter. This is a ready-made detailing the upcoming 2014 Commonwealth Games which of course are taking place in Glasgow this summer. This room included links to the sports and venues as well as useful links to external sites as well as a test and downloadable resources. Suitable for all years and Key Stages.

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To see free rooms to download please click here.

To see a video guide on how to import these rooms to a Fronter installation please click here.

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