30 Nov 2018
This report will run for any students but the effective date must be one when they were on roll at the school. Reports>Attendance (or Lesson Monitor)>Whole Group Pupil (student) Reports>Pupil's (student's)School Career…
KS4 Analysis Resources The published figure for a school's Progress 8 includes a possible adjustment for students 'with extremely negative progress scores' .  This is a slightly different calculation to that used…
The report below can be run to show a list of all pupils and what Parental Consent they currently have. It also shows whether they have Emergency Consent ticked within their records.…
26 Nov 2018
Please find report definition for current staff contracts below. Current Staff Contracts To import this report, download the file and unzip it once it has saved. Go into SIMS and go to…
22 Nov 2018
Current use of Sims ID:- SIMS Primary (next generation SIMS) SIMS Finance (next generation Finance) SIMS Parent Lite & SIMS Parent SIMS Activities (part of SIMS Parent Full) SIMS Agora (online payments)…
Sims ID - On-boarding If you are looking to use SIMS ID or SIMS ID-AD you will need to contact the Capita Software Sales team and request a SIMS ID or SIMS-AD subscription. Their telephone number is…
23 Oct 2018
This example is for enabling scheduled reports. Go to Focus>System Manager>Manage Groups - Click on New Section 1 - enter a Code and Description eg RepSched and Report Scheduler Section 2 - click…
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 not to use Pre-Authentication web…
22 Oct 2018
If a pupil is showing in the take register screen but is not in the pupil search and is not on roll at school, they may be sat in the admissions area…
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
There are two websites for the Scomis Desktop : https://desktop.scomis.org/  for the Scomis Desktop where teachers take registers https://manage.groupcall.com for the Scomis Desktop Administrator When a school first uses the Scomis Desktop…
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 1102 has been released. Hosted schools This fileset has been applied to all Hosted Schools. Non-hosted Schools will need to download and import the file. Fileset 1102 Click on the above…
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…