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…
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…
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…
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…
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.…
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…
25 Oct 2017
Documentation: Release notes containing detailed information on what is included in the upgrade can be downloaded here: FMS Autumn 17 Release Note Sims Primary Autumn 17 Release Note Sims Secondary Autumn 17…
12 Sep 2017
This faq lists the latest information regarding the POST 16 element of the School Autumn Census.  Please note that a separate bulletin has been created for all schools (including Post 16 schools) regarding the general…
4 Sep 2017
Please download the AnyComms Training User Guide and follow it to log in and transfer to and download files from County. DTCS transfers Devon Schools transferring claims, petty cash and invoice files to…
27 Jul 2017
Click here to download a powerpoint of the RM webinar training.  Once you've downloaded it you will need to double click on the file to extract the powerpoint presentation. Further guidance and resources will…
28 Apr 2017
Capita will no longer be providing a Performance Measures file, instead schools will need to manage this process themselves.   We would strongly advise any school who uses Exams Organiser to start the preparation as soon…
28 Feb 2017
When going into the route Focus / Assessment / Programmes of Study Tracker a teacher does not have any classes visible in the Group Chooser.  The teacher has classes on their timetable…
2 Dec 2016
Address Validation – what does it do? It is a service you can switch on in SIMS .net which will make the Validate button to the right of every address in SIMS .net live.…
4 Oct 2016
The EFA Funding Guidance for 2016-2017 states the following: Where learning programmes are designed to enable students to re-sit or re-take examinations and assessments these are not generally eligible for funding as…
29 Sep 2016
The table below indicates those qualification types that are academic. If the student’s core aim in the is not one of the listed types, the student’s programme is vocational and the core…
Qualifications equivalent to GCSE grade A* to C in maths and English for the purposes of prior attainment The following qualifications in maths, English language and literature are treated as equivalent to…
7 Jul 2016
Three new levels are available for the new GCSE qualifications GCSNS GCSE 9-1 short course GCSNF GCSE 9-1 full course GCSND GCSE 9-1 double course These levels, can be helpful in differentiate between…
15 Mar 2016
User is able to log in but the application closes after a few minutes. Please try resynching with iTunes (Settings > iTunes & App Store) then uninstall and reinstall the SIMS teacher app.
How can schools update Sims Teacher App to the latest release. Each device will need upgrading, it cannot be done centrally. If the school has automatic updates enabled on the iPads the…
25 Jan 2016
  Capita have identified that in certain circumstances the FSM report doesn't show any pupils, even though some are eligible. It seems to be due to N2/R being included in a vertical…
20 Jan 2016
Some schools wish to send their next year's timetable early, i.e. in June or July, so that the students can begin next year's classes before the end of the academic year.  In…