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Reports Manager: Configure Input Templates

Course overview

Learn how to make input templates so you can capture the data that require in your reports. 


This course is designed for those responsible for managing school reports and anyone with full access to Reports Manager. 


23 minutes.


Basic iSAMS navigation required. It is recommended that you first complete the courses below:
  1. Welcome to iSAMS
  2. Introduction to the iSAMS Reporting Process
  3. Reports Manager: Create your Reporting Cycles


Although accessible on all devices this course works best on a desktop or laptop PC. A headset or speakers are recommended.

Course contents

What is a Template?

  • What is an input template?
  • Considerations Before you Start
  • How Templates Work

Configure your Template

  • How to Create a New Template
  • General Options
  • Grades
  • Results
  • Gradebook Mark
  • Positions
  • Comments
  • General Comment
  • Proof Reading
  • Writer Options

Manage Templates

  • Manage Existing Templates

What's included?

  • Step by step instructions
  • Videos
  • Useful tips

Understand Templates

Create Templates

Manage Templates

Meet the instructor

Tyler Page

Content Designer
After starting his career as a secondary school English teacher, Tyler joined iSAMs in 2023 after over six years in education. Tyler uses his experience to design courses with a view to enabling teachers and school staff to use iSAMS so they can spend less time on administrative tasks and more time supporting their pupils. In his spare time, Tyler enjoys bouldering, playing the drums and attending gigs.