23 Nov 2022
SIMS Examinations Organiser is used to administer public exams, such as GCSEs. The training booklet below explores how Examinations Organiser can also be used to administer domestic (internal/mock/PPE) examinations. This includes; create…
10 Nov 2022
The Autumn 2022 SIMS Upgrade (V7.208) & FMS (V6.208) is planned to be rolled out on the evening of Friday 25th November 2022 from 5.30pm (Scomis Hosted users please log off by…
Please see links for ESS videos for some updates below: SIMS Interventions: User customisable Interventions areas SIMS Interventions: Reporting on Session Notes SIMS Interventions: Recording Intervention Attendance Pronouns Enhancements in Autumn Pronouns…
26 Oct 2022
It is possible to have a graph on your home page which will show you the Application Status of each pre-admission application. To configure the home page to add the Admission Summery click configure…
If you wish to manually add a new pupil as a pre-admission. This could be a one-off pupil needing to be added after you have completed your ATF Import, or numerous pupils…
Exam Marksheets do not default to the Exams Officer as the owner, as it depends on the group that the marksheet has been created for. Exam Marksheets setup for different groups will…
25 Oct 2022
The KS4 Autumn Checking Exercise is carried out by the DfE to ensure that the information held within the DfE is the same as what is held in the Schools MIS.  This…
With regard to the new EYFS 2021 Framework, you may need to change your data entry options from 30-50 and 40-60 to be Birth-3, 3-4 and Reception Year. To reflect the new…
20 Oct 2022
To access your Internet Favourites in the Edge browser you need to click on the "Star with 3 lines" icon at the top right of the Edge window:        …
5 Oct 2022
This FAQ lists the latest information regarding the School Workforce Census. It contains links to relevant documentation and information on the latest filesets, patches and errors. Register for our SIMS Digital Learning…
16 Sep 2022
If you get a "SIMS Command Line Reporter" error when running Parent Pay please check the log files found in : F:\Public\ParentPay\Users\username\Logs\ In the logs it may say the error "Root element…
12 Sep 2022
Current fileset: 2205 Hosted schools Fileset 2205 has been applied to hosted schools. Non-hosted Schools will need to download and import the file below: Fileset 2205 Click on the above link and…
Go to Focus > School > School Diary. Find the correct date and right click on this field and select ‘New Public Holiday’. Enter the appropriate description and select 'Bank Holiday' for the…
30 Aug 2022
How do I make my admission pupils on-roll pupils  Select Routines | Admission | Admit Applications to display the Find Intake Group Enter all or part of the intake group Name or…
28 Jul 2022
When setting up a new user with access to SIMS, you will need to make sure they have relevant permission groups added to their record. The spreadsheet below shows all of the…
26 Jul 2022
This FAQ lists the latest information regarding the School Census. It contains information on the latest filesets, patches and errors. The latest census documentation and documentation for schools using Arbor can be…
14 Jul 2022
Key Dates: Summer 2022 SIMS and FMS Upgrade planned release date: 22nd July 2022 Download days (17th & 24th August): The Scomis Service Desk will be open from 07:00 to 17:00 Results…
6 Jul 2022
The Summer Upgrade 2022 includes functionality to report on the Assessment Result Owner with the "Result Owner" field within the Assessment Results area of the reporting dictionary in Design Report. This will…
5 Jul 2022
New functionality has been provided in the SIMS Summer 2022 release, enabling the setup and maintenance of personal pronouns. This functionality is accessible (via Tools | Setups | Pronoun Setup) and can…
Summer 2022 SIMS Update New Functionality New functionality has been provided in SIMS, enabling the setup and maintenance of personal pronouns. This functionality is accessible (via Tools | Setups | Pronoun Setup)…
This is a statutory requirement by the DFE.   This FAQ contains the latest information and guides regarding the Key Stage Return 2022.  Please see below for further guidance  For further information please…