Automating Sixth Form Admissions

For UK Schools and MATs

Watch this 5-minute video and discover how to eliminate the pain of manual admissions processes:

Top 7 Sixth Form Admissions Processes

Automated in Operoo

Traditional, resource-intensive admissions take hours to complete, sheet after sheet of paper, and a huge team of administrators which all costs money. Then, there’s the time and expense of chasing parents, manual data entry, student induction and more.
But, there is a better way…
With Operoo, you can automate your school’s most important admissions processes: From data wrangling and communicating with incoming families, to collecting forms and on-boarding new students. Remove the frustration, inefficiency and cost associated with your Sixth Form admissions workflow. Discover how to:

1. Establish a single & secure source of truth for important admissions data

Better yet, make that data instantly accessible to all authorised staff anywhere, anytime and on any device.

Dynamic Group Management

2. Seamlessly Communicate with Future Students and Parents

Send automated, group and personalised digital communications to applicants and their families – which are triggered based on the timing and nature of the information supplied throughout the admissions process, be they internal or external candidates – via Operoo’s data collection and communication tools.

3. Don’t Chase Another Paper Form Again

Easily create, distribute and collect all admission forms digitally. Zero phone calls or pieces of paper. Collect vital student data quickly and painlessly, including dietary requirements, emergency and medical information. And, set automated reminders to follow-up with non-respondents (at a regular cadence of your choosing) so that you don’t have to manually chase applicants.

Digital Form Distribution

4. Automatically Sync Data to SIMS Upon Acceptance

Once students progress from pre-admission status, automatically create a student record in SIMS and sync accross all dietary and medical data upon acceptance – without any manual intervention, data entry or data matching required. Save time, reduce risk and information handling errors.

5. Trigger Student Induction Processes Upon Acceptance / enrolment

Programmatically trigger all student induction and onboarding requests upon acceptance / enrolment – so there’s never a bottleneck in your student registrations – with best practice digital templates for Pupil Premium Applications, Home School Agreements, Free School Meal Forms, School Trip Permissions and everything in-between.

Smart Groups

6. Fast Track Responses by Engaging Students Directly

Streamline the on-boarding and induction processes by sending digital forms directly to students. Confirm GCSE results, finalise subject selections, student contracts, club sign-ups and distribute student handbooks long before the new school year, semester or term begins.

7. Manage Bursary Requests

Using Operoo’s process management tools, establish bursary eligibility and collect required information from prospective families. And, once approved, manage the collection of relevant receipts and other information.

Fundraising and Donation

Pre-Admissions Case study:

Allerton High School Results Summary

Pre-Admissions Results Summary for Allerton High School

“I am so happy and amazed with our pre-admissions process now. We have used Operoo to completely remove all paper from the new starters parents experience. We send out all forms, digitally through Operoo. Parents love it, responding quickly and accurately from any device or language, and also provide us with student medical information. The data flows straight back into SIMS. Admin staff love it too, and it saves us loads of time, as the system triggers next steps in the workflow, subsequent communications, and does the chasing for us.”

—  Gary Loughrey, Progress Data Manager, Allerton High School

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About Operoo (formerly CareMonkey)

Operoo is a School Operations and Productivity Platform.

Operoo is helping thousands of schools and other organisations around the world to eliminate slow, expensive and repetitive paper-based tasks. Operoo empowers schools to save time and resources by automating operational workflows, increasing staff productivity, parental engagement and student participation.

Streamline and digitise any school process, drastically reducing the associated costs: From permission forms, payments, and school trips; to medical information and emergency contacts, incident reporting, staff agreements, student onboarding and more. And, effectively communicate with staff, parents and your whole school community in over 100 languages with Operoo’s multi-language capability.

With Operoo, ensure every pound and every minute possible is focused on students, rather than wasting resources on operational inefficiencies.

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