6 Feb 2018
Options does not recognise students whose Year and Year Taught in are mismatched. To workaround this issue we need to temporarily amend the Year Group to match Year Taught In. If this…
2 Feb 2018
Documentation: Release notes containing detailed information on what is included in the upgrade can be downloaded here: Spring 2018 Release Notes Headlines: Statutory Returns School Census Summer 2018 files are included in this release.…
Maintenance timetables can only be transferred into SIMS once. To be able to re-use this timetable you will need to convert it to a Construction timetable. Open Nova T6 and load your…
30 Jan 2018
For students without UCI numbers:- 1. Select Tools>Allocate UCI & Exam Numbers. 2. Select the Group required. 3. Highlight the student required 4. Click on the Allocate UCI button. 5. Click Save.…
If the emails are not affected then check that the school has sufficient credit to send text messages. Log into http://www.pageone.co.uk/login and check and/or top up SMS credit in order to send text…
24 Jan 2018
Below is a summary of the setup process,  for more detail please download the Sims Parent Install guidance. Step 1 : Register The nominated Sims Parent Administrator at the school emails distribution@capita.co.uk to request…
Error when trying to delete Linked SEN Document - "There was an error uploading documents!" This occurs because the document itself has been deleted from this record but still remains as a…
1. Go to Focus>Student>Student Details and select the Linked Documents link. Select the applicable Linked Document and click 'Open'. This will now save the document as a local copy on your machine or open the existing…
4 Jan 2018
Columns relating to statutory guidance are displayed with a green background and can be identified by the letter Y in the PoS Expectations heading. Columns that relate to non-statutory guidance are displayed…
19 Dec 2017
When sending out intouch emails, you may wish to redirect responses to your school email rather than the intouch inbox. This can be done by following the steps below.    Go to…
If you need to add in email addresses for a large number of people in SIMS. You can follow this guide - Bulk Import This can be done for Pupils, Contacts and…
15 Dec 2017
Before proceeding, please ensure that you have consulted with the Cover Supervisor and Attendance officer as you can lose Cover and Attendance marks entered in advance for the periods that you are…
11 Dec 2017
A derived year enables you to create sessions for students from different years, in SIMS .net>Focus>School>Academic Structue>Curriculum Assignment by Scheme all the students in the derived years will show as eligible. For…
The nested If Then Else formula needs to be followed as below to ensure that expected results are shown. To create a nested If Then Else formula, you first need to include…
There can be no fine level or points scores calculators after 2020 because students who will be taking KS4 exams after that date did not take tests where the results were calculated…
29 Nov 2017
Once the plan and solution have been completed, it can be transferred to SIMS. Before carrying out this process, ensure that the Options plan is correct. Any changes that are required after…
24 Nov 2017
Code U showing on the register but not on the summary report. Go to Tools>Setups>Attendance Setup>Codes>Late codes Add the late code as appropriate
To avoid tabled report comments splitting across the page.  Within the Word template; Select the paragraph or section of text you want to keep together. On the Home tab in Word 2010…