Connecting Arbor with Assembly

Before you start

  • If you have any questions about this process please contact help@assembly.education or 020 3897 2888 for support.

Step 1 -  Assembly sign up

  • Enter the invite code, then your email and create a password. If you do not have an invite code, please contact help@assembly.education.
  • Ensure that you have consulted and accepted the terms of service, then click Sign up
  • An email will be sent to the address you signed up with - follow the link in this email to activate your Assembly account


Step 2 - School information

  • Start typing your School name to narrow down the search, then select from the list. 
  • You can also narrow down the search by entering the school postcode.
  • Select Arbor as your school’s MIS Provider from the dropdown list and press Continue.

Step 3 - Setting up the Assembly Integration

  • You will first need to send an email to help@assembly.education confirming that you would like to integrate Assembly with Arbor. 
  • We will send you an API request on the Arbor platform.
    In Arbor you will find this in System > Partner Apps (API Users) > Pending requests:

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  • You will receive a notification from Arbor for the request which you can:
    • View the details of what data the app is requesting access to or already uses
    • Approve the app
    • Reject the app 

Step 4 - Entering your API credentials on Assembly

  • Once you have this information, you can enter it on the Assembly Platform. To do so, go to the Connector page. 

  • Enter the main part of the Mis URL or web address that you use to access Arbor. 
  • Hit Save

You're now connected and ready to authorise an app! You will need to give it 60 minutes to let the data sync from Arbor to the Assembly platform.