16 Jan 2017
If a parent has passed away, you will need to remove them from SIMS to make sure that no reports or letters are sent to them. As this is a sensitive issue…
25 Oct 2016
When in Student Curriculum attempting to change membership dates an error appears End Date is not in an Eligible period - it does not matter which date is entered. Click on the…
18 Apr 2016
  When completing your Assessment Data you will need to be aware of all new students and leavers. In SIMS you can run a Migration Report for Arrivals and Leavers. Reports>Run Reports>Click the +…
6 Aug 2015
To add more options under a medical event i.e. additional options under the Immunisation list. Tools> Maintain Medical Event > Search Select the relevant Event Type i.e. Immunisation and double click to open it >…
24 Sep 2013
If an address for a parent is missing the House icon you will need to do the following: Modified the Parents Address within the Pupils details to have a significant difference. (i.e. House…
19 Sep 2013
 Schools can be supplied with a Photo Import Licence from an accredited school photographer for which there is an annual charge. A list of the accredited photographers can be found at http://www.capita-sims.co.uk/our-partners/accredited-photographers…
29 Apr 2013
The Pupil Premium was introduced in April 2011 and is allocated to schools with pupils who have been registered for free school meals at any point in the last six years (known…
18 Apr 2013
Within SIMS go to Tools | Setups | User Defined Fields Click New Enter a description for the field. Select a Field Type. For instance, is your UDF to be a single…
17 Apr 2013
The sessions when part-time pupils, i.e. pupils of non-statutory school age, are not required to attend school can be specified using this routine. SIMS then applies the No Attendance Required code to…
30 Oct 2012
Once you have uploaded your CTF file successfully the ULN Service processes your CTF file and sends it on to MIAP for overnight processing. You will need to wait until the next…
With the Autumn Upgrade to SIMS the CTF process has been updated. Routines > Data In > Import CTF When Importing a CTF you will be faced with 4 options. General -…
23 Jul 2012
You will need to be a member of either the School Administrator or System Manager user groups in System Manager to run this function. Please see your System Administrator/Manager if you are…
You will need to be a member of the School Administrator user group in System Manager to import lookups. Please see your System Administrator/Manager if you are not sure whether you have…
17 Jul 2012
NOTE: This process permanently removes unlinked contacts. You may wish to carry out a backup before proceeding. 1. Select Tools | Housekeeping | Delete Unlinked Contacts to display the Find Unlinked Contacts…
The facility to Bulk Update pupil/student information enables you to simultaneously assign values to a group of pupil/students, and then edit any individual exceptions if required. Routines | Pupil (or Student) |…
24 Apr 2012
Since upgrading to Office 2010 on the SIMS Terminal Server, Quickletter does not have the same "Quick Letter Save and Close" button as before. Due to the changes that Microsoft have made…
21 Dec 2011
When CTF files are exported, an XML export file is created and stored in the CTF Export Directory that was specified when you configured the CTF defaults (via Tools | Setups |…
18 Nov 2011
To produce a report showing one percentage mark for whole school go to Reports | Attendance  | Group Reports | Group Session Summary Change Group type to 'Whole School' Click 'search' Change…