18 Oct 2018
From version v6.10 of the Scomis Hosted connector, it is possible for an administrator to set a registry key that will force the Scomis Hosted Applications connector to always use a gateway…
16 Oct 2018
The Scomis Hosted Applications version 6.08 is a major change in the technology that Scomis use for connecting schools to the Scomis Hosted Applications platform.  This page contains  information about Upgrade Troubleshooting.…
12 Oct 2018
Documentation: Release notes containing detailed information on what is included in the upgrade can be downloaded here: SIMS 2018 Combined Release Note FMS Autumn 2018 Release Note  Headlines: GDPR Routines/Pupil/Bulk Deletion - AD Provisioning, Communication and…
11 Oct 2018
Groupcall assign the permissions for a school staff member to have Administration rights. They can then log in to manage.groupcall.com with their Scomis Desktop username and password and manage user accounts and…
27 Sep 2018
To setup attendance letters to send to parents for certain attendance categories, you can do the following.   Go to Tools - Setups -Attendance Setup - Letter Definition Click 'New' and enter…
26 Sep 2018
Scomis are currently undertaking a major technology refresh across the Hosted Applications platform. Following a successful pilot with a range of schools across our spectrum of customers, we are now undertaking the…
After upgrading to version 6 of the Scomis Hosted Apps connector (to access your hosted SIMS account) you may wonder what has changed… Scomis Hosted Connector v6 release: Version 6 has been built…
25 Sep 2018
When a user is invited to use SIMS Online Services, it keeps the original email that was invited and doesn't update when the email is changed in SIMS. There doesn't appear to…
24 Sep 2018
Fileset 1006 has been released. Hosted schools Fileset 1006 is being applied overnight tonight. Non-hosted Schools will need to download and import the file. Fileset 1006 Click on the above link and…
20 Sep 2018
When a school purchases SIMS Dinner Money they will need to request the Dinner Money License patch 12370. We will require a copy of the confirmation purchase order from Capita. Hosted Schools…
14 Sep 2018
These data items will no longer be required by DfE as part of the school census from September 2018 and there is no DfE requirement for the data to be stored, or retained,…
The Country of Birth and Nationality fields have been removed from this version of the Data Collection Sheet for those schools who no longer wish to collect the data. To download and…
6 Sep 2018
This report will show the name and address of the pupil with blank boxes for the collection of Contact Details.  It has been designed to re-collect contact details and should be used…
5 Sep 2018
Please find a report to show all current pupil premium pupils below. This report is based on the tick box within 'Additional Information' within the student records. Pupil Premium To import the…
3 Sep 2018
This FAQ lists the latest information regarding the School Census. It contains information on the latest filesets, patches and errors. Additional advice for Post 16 Schools can be found here. We are also…
31 Aug 2018
Background :Local authorities use Capita ONE to receive attendance and student data from schools through B2B.   The next upgrade (version 3.66) to Capita ONE will require the TLS settings in Sims and in Sims Online services…
30 Aug 2018
Below are the instructions to investigate any contacts identified on Check 99 of system diagnostics. Please note: Running database diagnostics Check99 again after taking remedial action will continue to highlight the records previously…
Due to the current CTF issues Capita have disabled all of their online services as a proactive precautionary step. This will affect: SIMS Parent & Parent Lite SIMS Activities SIMS Student SIMS…
22 Aug 2018
We have been made aware of an issue with BTEC results if a candidate has attained a "P" Grade Error E6 is generated and the result does not import. Cause:  The results…
21 Aug 2018
All Schools:  If you would like the site specific patch please log a service request with Scomis. Hosted Schools:  After you have logged a service request the patch (script) will be run on your…
Routines | Pupil (or Student) | Bulk Delete Pupil Data Following the Sims Summer 2018 Upgrade to assist schools in being GDPR compliant, it is now possible for a school to bulk…
9 Aug 2018
These instructions will take you through creating a Company Bill Payer and linking the Company to a student. 1 A Company Bill Payer should be created and the student added to the…
Examination results are generally available for download at midnight on Results Download Day. To restrict the publication and viewing of examination results before their official release time (i.e. 06:00 on the Thursday,…
25 Jul 2018
If you are entering the leaving date for a pupil, you may get an error message such as "Invalid DOL" or "Invalid Scenario" If you get any sort of error message, make…
You can now run reports in SIMS that will show staff and what permissions they have within SIMS.   1 - Go to Reports - Run Report. 2 - Select Staff from…