23 Sep 2020
The BACS reference should be the full budget code without spaces - example. G120G12341234 being made up of [Phase]G[School Number][Item Code].
T Levels are new 2 year technical qualifications which include an industry placement and are equivalent to 3 A levels. The first 3 T Level qualifications have been rolled out for Post…
2 Sep 2020
This page will be updated with new filesets as and when they are released. Fileset 1604 has now been made available. Hosted Schools This fileset has been applied to hosted schools.  Non-hosted…
14 Aug 2020
Go to Focus > Student/Pupil > Student/Pupil Details and open the student's record. In Panel 2 Registration the following must be recorded: Year Group Year Taught In These fields need to correctly…
4 Aug 2020
School Census Date - Thursday 1st October 2020   Back to Autumn Census Bulletin This page will be updated with further information as soon as we have it DFE  Return Date -…
3 Aug 2020
We will be running a school census webinar on Thursday 24th September at 2pm. If you would like to book onto this webinar, please contact us via the details below. We also…
28 Jul 2020
You will need to be a member of any of the following User Groups in System Manager to run this function: School Administrator System Manager. Please see your System Administrator/Manager if you…
For Registration to take place there are a few steps schools need to complete but the software itself is part of Sims .net and probably the school's admin team are already using it. 1…
15 Jul 2020
Pre-requisites: • You will need local administrator rights to the satellite machine. 1. Make a copy of the MLICENCE.DAT file from the SIMS\NOVAT folder on the network (hosted schools – F:\PUBLIC\SIMS\NOVAT) and…
14 Jul 2020
Where staggered lunch periods are required/overlap, it is best to create an extra period.  This manages the staggered lunch much better, but will distort any period analysis. On the Cycle screen - choose…
Setting up a 4 Week Timetable and applying it in SIMS If the following is being actioned after the start of the academic year, great care needs to be taken. Please see https://faq.scomis.org/kb16581/…
24 Jun 2020
This is not a statutory requirement. Babcock has produced an Excel Spreadsheet for recording end of year assessments for Reception, Year 1 Phonics, Year 2 and Year 6 pupils.  These sheets look…
The Summer 2020 Upgrade (V7.194) is planned to be rolled out over the weekend starting Friday 17th July 2020 Release notes containing detailed information on what is included in the upgrade can be…
10 Jun 2020
Course Award links can be seen in Exam Organiser in Tools | School Setups | Exam Awards but can no longer be changed here. To link exam awards to courses, use SIMS .net…
This may be due to the Performance Points not being updated To resolve this issue please navigate to Tools | Examinations | Manage Performance Indicators and update the QN's you require are using this…
In the first instance, please check through route: Reports | Results |This will show all the 'certification' results for the pupil regardless of QCA subject codes or Award to Course Links. ANY…
14 May 2020
If you need to access student contact details, you can run the registration group list report. First, go to Reports - Student List - Registration Group List You will then need to…
12 May 2020
If you need to access student contact details, you can run the registration group list report. First, go to Reports - Student List - Registration Group List You will then need to…
30 Apr 2020
Student emails and telephone numbers can be imported directly into SIMS from a CSV file. Go to Routines | Data In | Pupil (or Student) Data | Import from Spreadsheet. School Administrators…
To download the report file, click here : FSM_Ever6_Eng_Prim_2020_(Approximate)_RptDef 1.  Save the FSM_Ever6_Eng_Prim_2020_(Approximate)_RptDef.zip file into a folder on your computer. 2. Unzip the file and extract the FSM Ever6 Eng Prim.rptdef to a…
OFSM Reduces free school meal administration. It Simplifies the process by removing the paperwork. Parents can either complete free school meals online application themselves or give the school consent to fill it…