Admissions has everything you need to manage the entry of applicants to your school simply and effectively – with a huge range of tools giving you complete control over all aspects of the admissions process.

It’s highly flexible and easy-to-use, with simple enquiry forms for all applicants, parents and agents, and contains details of enquiries, registrations, offers, withdrawals and refusals. It includes weekly and monthly breakdowns, as well as key admissions filters too, so you have total control over the information.

Using the customisation tools you can track an individual’s progress, compare them with other applicants, see reasons and methods of enquiry and where prospective students are going, or why places are rejected or withdrawn. You can also search for applicants by core fields as well as agencies, or other schools, visits and campaigns, then group candidates using a customisable grid containing their quick view record, family tree, contact cards and telephone logging.

Pre-planning, communication & documents repository

The module also allows you to build a professional exam programme, while school entry can be pre-planned so new students are in their correct groups, with their passports, visas, SEN and transport records set before arrival. You can inform parents through the school’s Parent Portal.

An applicant’s record holds all their key information and there’s a document repository to upload and tag documents and files, with all communication by letter, email, text or phone logged too. Other handy options include group creation, event management, data export, creating badges and labels and marketing tools for campaigns and admissions literature.

GDPR Compliant

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on 25th May 2018 and affects how schools manage the data of any European Union (EU) citizen.

The Admissions Portal assists schools with managing the entry of applicants, with the Consent Management feature from the Data Protection module to support GDPR requirements.

Features overview

Activity Timeline

Provides an admissions activity timeline showing the workload of the admissions department – it details key statuses complete with weekly and monthly breakdowns as well as key admissions filters.

Application Workflow

Use key dates to track an applicant’s progress through the admissions process and compare it to other applicants, benchmarks and year-on-year analysis.

Communication Logging

Log all communication – every letter, email, SMS or telephone call including the batch information.

Document Repository

Provides a document repository for all applicants so key documents or files can be uploaded and tagged to an applicant’s record.

Enquiry Forms

Provides simple enquiry forms so data can be entered quickly, in line with your school’s particular processes.

Entrance Examinations

Manage entrance exams through a dedicated section where you can build professional exam programmes.

Key Reports

Provides a range of key reports as standard to help gauge the conversion rates, applicant progress and breakdown of applications.

Interviews, Open Days & Visits

Manage interviews, open days and visits through the module complete with itineraries, invitations and attendance information.

Marketing Campaigns

A marketing section provides management and analysis for agencies, and feed schools as well as marketing campaigns, communication history and admissions literature.

Powerful Search Tools

A powerful set of search forms allow end users to find applicants using any dataset that exists within the admissions module, including core fields as well as agencies, other schools, visits, campaigns and groups.

Scholarship Manager

A scholarship workflow enables registrars to track the process of scholarship interest, assessment, testing and awarding.

Unlimited Custom Fields

Create an unlimited amount of custom fields and allocate to new sections or place within prebuilt sections.

“iSAMS is an integral part of Sevenoaks School’s strategy for high quality student data.”

Sarah Williamson - Director of Information Systems, Sevenoaks School

“iSAMS has been a huge success and it has revolutionised the way in which we manage information and communication between staff, pupils and parents.”

John Willetts – MIS Manager and Timetabler, Sherborne School

“iSAMS is the most intuitive, flexible and user-friendly school MIS that I have come across in my career so far. They are progressive and up-to-date with the latest technologies and recently with the release of their apps, it has positively transformed the way we manage various in-house processes and improve our parental engagement & communication.”

Benoy Ittyavirah - Director of IT, Staff Training & Development, Wycliffe College

“Sherborne Girls was an early adopter of the ISAMS product and we have been very happy with how the product range has grown. The fact that it is compatible with other systems such as SOCs, AccessIt Library, the Room Booking System, the Parents Evening System, CPOMS and TimeTabler has made integration across school departments much easier.”

Louise Orton - Deputy Head, Teaching and Learning, Sherborne Girls

“Our school was looking for a student information system which could integrate well with other systems and provide the level of customisability we were looking for, iSAMS was the only one which gave us this!”

Jacob Martin - International School of Zug and Luzern, Director of Teaching and Learning