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Gibbon’s architecture allows for the use of modules and themes to extend the functionality and change the appearance of an installation. The number of extensions currently available has grown in recent years, and our ambition is that this area will continue to grow in order to make Gibbon adoptable by virtually any school.

Open Source Modules


The ATL module allows schools to run a program of Approaches To Learning assessments, based on a rubric.
Requires Core v18.0.00
Released Sep 27, 2019
ATL v1.4.09


The Alumni module allows schools to accept alumni registrations, and then link these to existing user accounts.
Requires Core v17.0.00
Released Nov 5, 2019
Alumni v0.6.00


The Badges module allows a school to define and assign a range of badges or awards to students. Badges recognise, for example, academic, social or athletic achievement or progress.


Allows a school to adminsiter and run academic clinics, with some students assigned to clinics based on departmental needs, and others signing up themselves.
Requires Core v18.0.00
Released Nov 3, 2019
Clinics v1.7.00


Enables schools to create committees, assign committee chairs and manage their members. An open sign-up option allows members to join a committee of their choice.
Requires Core v18.0.00
Released Jun 13, 2019
Committees v1.0.01


Credentials is a module for storing and sharing student login details: it is aimed at helping teachers of young students retrieve forgotten usernames and passwords for the various systems they use. IT IS NOT DESIGNED FOR STORAGE OF IMPORTANT PASSWORDS PROTECTING SENSITIVE DATA.
Requires Core v18.0.00
Released Aug 26, 2019
Credentials v2.3.02

Data Admin

Provides a step-by-step interface to import different types of data into Gibbon from csv and spreadsheet files. Also includes tools to export and cleanup data.
Requires Core v17.0.00
Released Dec 11, 2018
Data Admin v1.4.01


Offers a unified feed of latest posts from student and class websites to staff, parent and student dashboards.
Requires Core v17.0.00
Released Mar 26, 2019
Feed v1.0.05

Free Learning

Free Learning is a module which enables a student-focused and student-driven pedagogy that goes by the same name as the module. Read more about Free Learning at
Requires Core v18.0.00
Released Oct 3, 2019
Free Learning v5.9.06

Help Desk

Facilitates an IT, or school-wide, help desk, where users can report and track issues, whilst designated members of the community help them.
Requires Core v15.0.00
Released May 15, 2018
Help Desk v1.1.04

Higher Education

Allows students to track higher education applications, and be supported by teachers as they do so. Also supports collaborative, school wide reference writing.
Requires Core v17.0.00
Released Apr 21, 2019
Higher Education v1.3.03

House Points

Allows schools to track the allocation and accumulation of house points.
Requires Core v15.0.00
Released Oct 3, 2016
House Points v1.01

IB Diploma

A module to facilitate schools to run the IB Diploma programme.
Requires Core v17.0.00
Released Jun 14, 2019
IB Diploma v1.1.03

Info Grid

Offers school-defined image-grids of links to useful resources, with access based on role category (staff, student, parent).
Requires Core v17.0.00
Released Jun 8, 2019
Info Grid v2.2.03

Meet The Teacher

The Meet The Teacher module provides easy access for parents (via Gibbon’s Parent Dashboard) to the online Meet The Teacher service.
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Requires Core v18.0.00
Released Oct 31, 2019
Meet The Teacher v1.1.08


A module to support Moodle Integration. This module has no actions and is not seen by users, it just alters the database.
Requires Core v15.0.00
Released May 5, 2016
Moodle v1.0.04


A place to store, share and view school policies, either as files or links. Policies can be designated for access by particular audiences.
Requires Core v17.0.00
Released Apr 23, 2019
Policies v2.0.01

Query Builder

Create and run SQL statements from within Gibbon, exporting the results to Excel. Gain access to a library of maintained SQL statements with a value added services license.
Requires Core v18.0.00
Released May 21, 2019
Query Builder v1.6.04


A solution for producing PDF reports to formally feedback student progress to parents, students and other schools.Documentation included in the /documents folders within the module.

In previous versions, if you ran the start of year process and then ran it again you would end up with repeated sections in the PDF report. This update addresses that issue by preventing duplicate sections from being created by adding an index to the table arrReportSection. Before you run the update you must make sure that none of your reports have any repeated sections otherwise the update will not work. Delete all duplicates then run the update. For those who like to look inside the tables you can check arrReportSection. Duplicate records are ones with the same reportID and sectionOrder.
Requires Core v18.0.00
Released Sep 26, 2019
Reporting v2.23

Trip Planner

A trip planner and approval module for Gibbon.

Proprietary Modules

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A responsive, mobile-friendly update for Gibbon is in the works. Our legacy themes are no longer available, but there are lots of great possibilities for themes in the future.