Current Student Maintenance - Siblings bar

Use the Siblings bar to list siblings who:

  • previously attended your organisation
  • are currently attending
  • are planning to attend in the future.

Use this bar to see how the student's family is defined in Synergetic. The relative order of this student in the family is based on birth date.

Synergetic defines siblings as students who share the same primary contact (SC1), including current, future and past students.Siblings affect the billing process if your organisation offers a sibling discount.

 Opening the Siblings bar

To open the Siblings bar:

  1. Select Students > Student Maintenance from the SynWeb main menu.
    The Set Current Search Criteria window is displayed.
  2. Search for the student. See Searching for students.
    The first student's record is displayed on the Current Student Maintenance window. One bar is expanded depending on your last session or earlier selection.
  3. Scroll down to the Siblings bar, if required.
  4. Click the Siblings bar.

    : You can click anywhere on the bar to open it.

    The Siblings bar of the Current Student Maintenance window is expanded.

Current Student Maintenance - Siblings bar key fields, links and buttons

Grid area
The grid area consists of key fields for each of the student's siblings.





Sibling's name.

Note: The sibling's surname is shown if it is different to the current student, as in the following example.


Type of student, such as:

  • Current Student
  • Future Student
  • Past Student.

    Note: A sibling who is a future student continues to show as a Future Student in this field until their start date, even if they have already been transferred into the Current Students file area.


Synergetic ID of the sibling.

Common fields



Search Filter

The Search Filter field is located at the top of the Student Selector. This field can be used to filter students by any of the information displayed in the Student Selector.
For example to filter students by name simply type either the student's:

  • last name
  • first name
  • last name then first name separated by a comma.
    To filter students by year level simply type the student's year level in the Search Filter field.

Common buttons



Create a new student. See Creating new students.

Delete the selected student. See Deleting a current student.

Display the Current Student Maintenance Search Criteria window.
You can update the search criteria and search for new students. See Searching for students.

Customise how the bars are displayed. See Customising navigation bars in the Introduction manual.

Create a new task relating to the current student. See Managing tasks in the Introduction manual.

Click to refresh information for the selected student.