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    Android app for parents

    Last Updated : Feb 16, 2018 14:02 GMT

    The app

    The mobile app provides an easy way for parents to stay informed on the go. To get the app, visit the Google Play app store, search for Show My Homework, and download or click the link below.

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    Once you have downloaded the app, you will need to search for your child's school to begin the login process. The best way to do this is by using the school's postcode. On the next screen you will be able to select "Log in with email or username" if you have logged into your account before. Or, if you are logging in for the first time with a parent code,  please select "Log in with a PIN or code." When you are logged in, you will be prompted to select a student which will take you to their To-do list.

    • Dashboard: Overview of your student(s) information: a summary of homework due today and overdue, quick access to notifications
    • Settings: Edit your personal details, sync your calendar or contact support
    • To-do list:  View your child's Upcoming, Past and Overdue homework tasks
    • Timetable: View your child's scheduled classes per week. Kindly note this section will only appear if your school has Timetables enabled
    • Notifications: View all notifications such as new homework tasks being set, new grades added, and new events
    • Notice board: Keep up to date with all school announcements and event reminders for this week, next week and this month
     If you have more than one child linked to your account, you will be able to view your other child by tapping  the Dashboard or Change child.

    The To-do list

    Your student's To-do List is split into in three sections: Upcoming, Past and Overdue. Switch between these by tapping on each tab along the top.

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    • Upcoming: View tasks which have been set by your child's teacher which have not yet reached their due date. You can toggle the tick mark switch at the top of this view if you wish to hide any homework your child has marked as completed

    • Past: View tasks that have passed their due date

    • Overdue: View tasks which have passed their date but have not yet had anything submitted to them

    The items in all 3 lists are in descending order based on their due date. Homework tasks with the nearest due date will appear at the top. Your child may tap the box beside the task name from their account where a tick will appear and it will be marked off as Complete.

     Because the To-do list is simply an organisational tool, marking a homework as complete does not submit homework or communicate to the teacher that the homework is completed!

    Common questions

    Is the app version of the To-do list the same as the website version?

    In order for the list to display as nicely as possible, some small differences between the two To-do Lists do exist. For more information, please refer to our To-do list user guide.

    Why am I unable to mark items as complete or submit homework online from my parent account? 

    This feature is intended as an organisational tool, only available from student accounts. Your child will be able to mark items as complete from their personal account by ticking the box beside the task title. To complete quizzes, spelling tests and any online submissions, please ensure that your child is logged into their own student account

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