6 May 2021
It is possible to connect to the Scomis Hosted Application Service ie hosted SIMS using Apple IOS Android devices and Android devices from home or in school using the Microsoft Remote Desktop…
5 May 2021
Fileset 1802 has been released. Hosted schools The fileset has been applied to all hosted schools. Non-hosted Schools will need to download and import the file. Fileset 1802 Click on the above…
14 Apr 2021
Key Dates: Summer 2021 SIMS and FMS Upgrade provisional release date: TBC Download days (9th & 11th August): The Scomis Service Desk will be open from 07:00 to 17:00 Results days (10th…
Capita have now issued a PDF file with the latest National Insurance Rates for 2021/22. There is now a Capita patch available, number 26277, which will insert the National Insurance table 2021-22…
31 Mar 2021
An error message saying "Reason 0" may sometimes appear when trying to log into the local version of SIMS. You will first need to try using this Diagnostic tool as shown in…
30 Mar 2021
The subcodes can be used for more granular reporting on I and X codes. Once you have entered your I or X code into the register you can right click on the…
22 Mar 2021
When we release SIM's latest update onto our Hosted platform the SIMS Auto Update tool, included with the External Connector, will automatically update the instance of SIMS included with the connector to…
17 Mar 2021
The following FAQ will go through the process of how to generate a Submission File. Select the Submissions button on the Application Bar or select Focus | Submissions to open the Submission browser. The Submission browser displays a list…
When a staff member is running a report in Excel they will occasionally get the following message when closing the print preview screen - This is being caused by a previous document…
15 Mar 2021
The Volume Licence Agreement of this version of MS Office doesn't provide a direct download setup as previous versions. The following are the steps needed to download and install this version. Log…
10 Mar 2021
The Spring 2021 SIMS Upgrade (V7.198) & FMS (V6.198) is planned to be rolled out over the weekend starting from 5pm on Friday 26th March, 2021. (Scomis Hosted users please log off…
4 Mar 2021
It is possible to add additional student information fields to a marksheet in SIMS after the marksheet has been built. This FAQ will outline how to do this, in this example via…
2 Mar 2021
Please see the following document for instructions on how to Create or Delete a Band in Nova Create or Delete a Band
The 2021 national curriculum assessments, including key stage 1 and key stage 2 tests and teacher assessments, have been cancelled. Arrangements for 2021/22 will be published in the autumn term. This guidance…
18 Feb 2021
Below are the latest updates regarding ESFA Chart of Accounts for academies and MATS. Ensure that FMS6 is on V6.192 (Spring) or higher. You can confirm the version via Help | About…
17 Feb 2021
What is the password to access Options 5? A password is required only if the Password.dat file is located in the SIMS. net folder. This is the same folder that contains OptionsW.exe.…
15 Feb 2021
This article is the accompanying guidance for the Scomis Hosted Post Migration Form. Customers will need to check off this list to confirm that the migration has been completed so that all…
10 Feb 2021
If you are a hosted school and wish to use Power BI you will need to install a external connector on the same machine as the Power BI software. Please see more…
5 Feb 2021
In order to link SIMS Parent Pay with SIMS Dinner Money on the hosted platform you will need to do the following:   Firstly a patch will be required. This patch is:…
4 Feb 2021
Below is a list of the different data types that synchronise between SIMS and SIMS Parent app and the times on how often. Achievements  Every 60 minutes Assessment Daily at 1am Assessment…
When adding a Linked Document, Communication or Medical Note there are three statuses to choose from: Public, Private and Confidential. What is the different between these statuses? Public If Public is chosen…
3 Feb 2021
If you are experiencing the below error, please follow this guide to bypass the error and gain access to the Scomis Hosted Webclient. The error seems to have occurred on Mac OS…