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…
19 Jul 2018
The HCSS Web Companion has been redeployed to all Hosted schools following an update from HCSS. The companion is now running version 5.1.7 The first change is the name of the shortcut…
17 Jul 2018
If you have previously created a report within SIMS and made it private but would now like to make it public, you will need to do the following. 1 - Go to…
When adding dietary needs including allergies to a pupil record, the options you need to enter may not be available. You can add in any extra options in here by following these…
10 Jul 2018
In order for the EYFS results to appear in the CTF for submission to your LA, you will need to make sure that you "Calculate" the marksheet and save.  
7 Jul 2018
Adding Non EDI Results In SIMS select Tools | Examinations | Edit PI Data and click OK to confirm an up-to-date download. The system will collate then calculate the PI data. In…
The Summer Release will introduce a new Discounting Family field for 16-18 Qualifications in compliance with DfE specifications announced in January this year.  The field must be populated for all 16-18 qualifications in order to be included in…
22 Jun 2018
When adding colours within a cell in a marksheet, (right clicking on the cell "Select colour to a cell")  the colour will NOT pull into individual reports.  If you want the colour…
When exporting a Supplier List from FMS Reports, it shows all suppliers including the ones that are no longer 'In Use'. A workaround for this, is to go into the supplier list…
21 Jun 2018
Documentation: Release notes containing detailed information on what is included in the upgrade can be downloaded here: Summer 2018 SIMS release note Summer 2018 FMS Release Note Headlines: Statutory Returns School Census Autumn 2018 and Schools…
13 Jun 2018
The report can be downloaded by clicking below, please save as to a suitable location, and extract the file so that it shows in your File Explorer as Address change history.rptdef, ready…
12 Jun 2018
Non-hosted schools only: Please download patch 23971 if you are planning to import CTF files using the "add new pupils" option and place them in a pre-admission group. Capita have identified a bug in the software…
*Updated 17/12/2018*   Which contacts associated on a student record has the ability to access SIMS Parent App? SIMS Parent App/Parent App Lite The current functionality is that any contact or guardian…
7 Jun 2018
Try a different web browser i.e. Chrome, Internet Explorer, Edge, Firefox Try pinging the web page i.e. ping scomis.org and see if it gets a response and resolved to an IP address (Reply…
1 Jun 2018
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