Below is a sample of management software products on the market, many of which will be available at this year's Education Show.
ADL Interactive Information Management System
This includes a number of components: attendance, conduct, reports at key stages 3 and 4, registry (a pupils' information database), special educational needs and markbook.www.alldatalink.com
Bilsa Software School Management System
Offers timetabling software, a school manager for various administrative tasks (such as pupil data and exams) and a module for SEN children.
Includes registration, markbook and behaviour components. An electronic-based system, whereby data is entered on a laptop or PDA and transmitted over a school's network to its administration system.
Chelmer Educational Services Progress Manager
Designed for planning, recording and tracking teaching, learning, ability groups, gender and ethnicity. Enables school management and Ofsted inspectors to analyse progress and trends. Stand SW44
Coleman Marketing Primary Reporting
Uses a statement bank and special electronic pen called a C-Pen to generate reports, saving hours of teaching time and covering all curriculum areas.
Entries can be made by more than one teacher. Stand SW46
i2Q i2 Report Writer
Offers a range of statement banks which can be used to compile customised reports, plus downloadable applications for teachers on the move. Stand C344
Prime Principle Classroom Monitor
Used for creating pupil records, which can be converted into graphical information. Reports can also be generated from the year's assessment.
Serco Learning School Performance Management
Designed for assessing whole- school performance to inform an improvement plan and facilitate the exchange of information within schools. Stand C245
Shaftesbury Software: On Your Marks
User-friendly package designed for primary schools to generate data sheets, analyse test results and forecast year-group attainment plus individual pupil and whole-school performance. Stand C254
Skills Factory Primary Complete
A suite of programs that can be used for creating pupil reports (with multimedia content), lesson planning and record keeping for early years and key stages 1 and 2, as well as a module designed for special needs children. Stand PV340
Primary Assessment software that can be used for analysing whole-school performance.www.targsats.com