23 Apr 2018
When amending an RTF formatted report within SIMS, you may find that the changes you have made haven't saved. This is due to an RTF report needing to be saved in a…
Submitting KS2 Results to NCA Tools Website (Hosted Schools) Currently Schools are unable to access the NCA Tools website via Internet Explorer in Scomis Hosted Applications. https://ncatools.education.gov.uk/Teacher-Assessment/Home.aspx They receive either of the…
Transferring Key Stage returns via the Anycomms client As Securenet has now been decommissioned, you will need to upload your Key Stage Assessment returns via Anycomms. Use file explorer to move the…
18 Apr 2018
If you need assistance on how to use the Egress Application for sending secure emails via Outlook please click the link below to read our guide: Using the Egress Application If you…
Following an update from the DfE in their Assessment and Reporting Guidelines, Capita have included in the Key Stage 1 & Key Stage 2 Wizards the KS1 P2 Comparative England 2018 and KS2…
Statutory Reporting KS1 and KS2 2018 This bulletin lists the latest information regarding the Statutory Reporting for KS1 and KS2 2018 and will be kept up to date to reflect any changes…
12 Apr 2018
When each student is added to the detention choose the mail button Select Send Later option and enter the day/time required This can be checked by going to Focus>InTouch>Check messages   kb20977
6 Apr 2018
This FAQ is to assist in creating a report containing Medical Information of students in SIMS. There are several pre-designed reports on this subject, which can be found via Reports > Run…
The following FAQ demonstrates how to import a Report Definition File (.RptDef) into SIMS.net. If the file is 'zipped', download the zip file to a location of your choice or copy the…
26 Mar 2018
These are the steps to follow to bulk update the Parental Salutation and Parental Addressee fields for a student's record. You can update this field one by one via their profile under…
23 Mar 2018
This is the route to follow to update a student's record to show that they are under adoptive care. First, go to: Tools > Statutory Return Tools > Update Post Looked After…
20 Mar 2018
A CTF has been imported into SIMS, however it has removed the address for the student's contact(s). Generic patch 23690 is available to resolve the issue so that addresses are not removed…
8 Mar 2018
Under data protection leglislation an individual has the right to ask to see a record of information an organisation holds about them, this is commonly referred to as a Subject Access Request. In order to…
7 Mar 2018
The Assessment Manager 7 Exam JC Gradesets have been updated in the Spring 2018 upgrade. Background Every time basedata is imported into Examinations Organiser (EO6), links are made with Assessment Manager (AM7). Specifically result…
6 Mar 2018
It is not possible to report on users SIMS permissions groups in the normal reporting/design report area of SIMS, however there is a workaround as below: Go to Focus > System Manager…
2 Mar 2018
Go to the ... icon in the top right hand of the screen and go to Settings. Scroll down and choose View Advanced Settings Find the button as below under Proxy Setup…
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…
When you have entered students that are siblings into SIMS, they should all pull through to the corresponding Family Links panels as long as the parent records are the same and "Parental Correspondence"…
The UCI consists of 13 characters: Centre number (5) Board Identifier (1) Academic year of registration (2) Candidate serial number (4) Check character (1) Centre Number The number of the centre where…
After creating your Domestic Season you will need to open the Basedata window via Focus > Basedata. Right-click the DOM board, and then select "Clone a Previous Series" from the menu displayed…