15 Feb 2018
Sometimes it's necessary to remove a member of staff in SIMS, if they have been added by accident or it's a duplicate staff record. It is very important to only delete a…
This log is available after importing new Assessment Manager resources via Focus>Assessment>Marksheet entry - usually following an upgrade Click Yes – this can take a long time, do not interrupt it, when…
Devon schools use Anycomms to download finance files which consist of the following file types: dt - Devon Transfer ii - Internal Invoices bm - Budget Management pi - Payroll Information To download these files, you…
7 Feb 2018
Occasionally when reporting on Peronnel and Contracts within SIMS, it will display a closed contract for the member of staff. There is no specific option within the Reporting module to only make…
6 Feb 2018
Options does not recognise students whose Year and Year Taught in are mismatched. To workaround this issue we need to temporarily amend the Year Group to match Year Taught In. If this…
2 Feb 2018
When a construction dataset is submitted to Sims it reads the curriculum from Sims .net and matches what is in the file with what is already in Sims and if it is the same…
Maintenance timetables can only be transferred into SIMS once. To be able to re-use this timetable you will need to convert it to a Construction timetable. Open Nova T6 and load your…
30 Jan 2018
For students without UCI numbers:- 1. Select Tools>Allocate UCI & Exam Numbers. 2. Select the Group required. 3. Highlight the student required 4. Click on the Allocate UCI button. 5. Click Save.…
If the emails are not affected then check that the school has sufficient credit to send text messages. Log into http://www.pageone.co.uk/login and check and/or top up SMS credit in order to send text…
24 Jan 2018
Below is a summary of the setup process,  for more detail please download the Sims Parent Install guidance. Step 1 : Register The nominated Sims Parent Administrator at the school emails simsdistribution@capita.co.uk to request…
Error when trying to delete Linked SEN Document - "There was an error uploading documents!" This occurs because the document itself has been deleted from this record but still remains as a…
1. Go to Focus>Student>Student Details and select the Linked Documents link. Select the applicable Linked Document and click 'Open'. This will now save the document as a local copy on your machine or open the existing…
4 Jan 2018
Columns relating to statutory guidance are displayed with a green background and can be identified by the letter Y in the PoS Expectations heading. Columns that relate to non-statutory guidance are displayed…
19 Dec 2017
When sending out intouch emails, you may wish to redirect responses to your school email rather than the intouch inbox. This can be done by following the steps below.    Go to…
If you need to add in email addresses for a large number of people in SIMS. You can follow this guide - Bulk Import This can be done for Pupils, Contacts and…
18 Dec 2017
  This document will enable you to complete the installation and configuration of the Redstor backup client on your computer. You should have already completed the instructions laid out in kb19730 to…
This document will enable you to install the client software for the scomis Remote Backup software, and to connect the software to the storage servers. Before starting the installation you should test…
15 Dec 2017
Before proceeding, please ensure that you have consulted with the Cover Supervisor and Attendance officer as you can lose Cover and Attendance marks entered in advance for the periods that you are…
13 Dec 2017
Scomis User Groups  Autumn Term 2017, please find below useful links and demonstrations. Service Report The Summer Term 2017 Scomis Service Report was presented and Scomis Performance against Key Performance Indicators were…
11 Dec 2017
A derived year enables you to create sessions for students from different years, in SIMS .net>Focus>School>Academic Structue>Curriculum Assignment by Scheme all the students in the derived years will show as eligible. For…
The nested If Then Else formula needs to be followed as below to ensure that expected results are shown. To create a nested If Then Else formula, you first need to include…