Attendance Patterns can be used to automatically set specified sessions with a selected attendance code if they are known to be absent ahead of time on a regular basis.
By navigating to Office > Registration > Attendance Patterns, these can be set for any pupil as an X, D or B for either AM or PM sessions from Monday to Friday.
Using Muti-Select will flood fill all listed pupils with the selected code for that session.
Attendance Patterns can be set from the beginning of the following week, up until the end of each half-term in the academic year.
When the patterns have been selected, click Set Attendance Pattern and the pattern will be applied from the date displayed.