Managing BTEC’s

Types of files: 7B is a results request file – Schools can request this from Pearson in order for EDI results to be made in the August Results period.  Schools should submit this by 31 May. 9B – Registration entry file. 6B – BTEC Basedata June 2023 6B – Entry deadline 23 March – amendment…

Exam Results Missing

In the first instance, please check through route: Reports | Results |This will show all the ‘certification’ results for the pupil regardless of QCA subject codes or Award to Course Links. ANY RESULTS NOT VISIBLE IN THIS ROUTE INDICATE THAT RESULTS HAVE NOT BEEN IMPORTED. YOU MUST CHECK THIS ROUTE EVEN IF YOU BELIEVE THAT…

UCI No in the result file does not match that recorded for candidate

This error message when importing a Results file is symptomatic of a change made to the Candidate’s UCI. 1.Exams Officers are advised to investigate the original entry file in the Submission Log to ensure that the correct UCI has been sent to the Boards. (This will need to be done for all entry files for…

How to bulk delete results in Assessment Manager 7 for an aspect

Select route:- Tools | Performance | Assessment | System Utilities | Results Select – Delete a Selection of Results Next Browse to the Group required Select ALL (or tick the students required) Click Apply Click Next Browse to the Aspects the results are associated with Tick required aspects and Click Apply Select either  Result Set…

EYFS Results not showing in CTF

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.  

Exporting/Importing Key Stage marksheets to Excel and Mapping aspects

Importing data from a “Formatted” spreadsheet will import back into the original aspects and result sets that were contained when the data was previously exported. Importing data from an “Un-formatted” spreadsheet will require user input to map the columns of the spreadsheet to the aspects and result sets in SIMS. If the spreadsheets are exported…

Submitting KS2 Results to NCA Tools Website (Hosted Schools)

Submitting KS2 Results to NCA Tools Website (Hosted Schools) Currently Schools are unable to access the NCA Tools website via Internet Explorer in Scomis Hosted Applications. https://ncatools.education.gov.uk/Teacher-Assessment/Home.aspx They receive either of the following two errors that are shown below   Testing performed by Scomis has revealed that the website actively blocks connection requests from the…

How do I use the nested If Then Else formula?

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 in the Template the column(s) you wish to compare. Example: Template name: English Targets – Year 6 Aspect: English Achieved | Result Set:…

My Head of Department cannot see Course and Class Marksheets

The following steps will need to be carried out/checked  In System Manager (Focus|System Manager) check that the Head of Department does not have two accounts. Please note, there are no System Manager defined permissions for Heads of Departments. These are all defined within the Courses. Add the Head of Department to the list of supervisors…

Sending Examination Results to Students via InTouch

Defining the Recipients of Exam Result Messages   Select Tools | InTouch | Exam Results Setup | New In the Basic Details panel, enter a Description for the definition. Select the Exam Season for the definition from the drop-down list. If an embargo has been set up for the selected season, the Embargo End date…

How do I delete a selection of results from a marksheet?

Make a note of template, aspect , result set & result date. Tools > Performance > Assessment > System Utilities > Results. Delete a selection of results > Next Select the required Students > Next Select the Aspect > Next Select the Result set (if there is one attached) > Next Select the Date range…

How to add Key Stage results for new pupils

Pupils have joined the school since the tests so their results are not showing on the marksheets. They need to be entered in the same way they would have been at the time. Go to Tools>Performance>Assessment>Wizard Manager Choose the previous year’s wizard eg Key Stage 1 2015 click Next Use the browser to populate with…

How to Export the Results Using the Key Stage Manager Wizard

If you wish to use the Key Stage Manager Wizard to export the results to a XML file: — 1. Click the Next button on the Individual Report screen. —   2.  The Group Membership Dates display the current academic year by default. If you wish to change these dates click the Refresh button to…