Posted on May 3, 2018 by Viv Reed in SIMS.
GDPR comes into force on 25th May and we can help you audit who has access to your SIMS data.
We can investigate your SIMS database remotely to audit user permissions and module use. We will look at System Manager and produce a report on user access so that you can decide if these permissions are correct.
We will also have a look across the various modules such as Behaviour Management, Performance analysis, Assessment, Attendance, Personnel, and produce information on where our consultants feel the school could make better use of the tools within SIMS. This process can be undertaken for you either using a half day of your Service Level Agreement allowance or by purchasing the service @ £200.
The SIMS Parent Lite app – supports GDPR data accuracy by collecting the most up-to-date data on pupils and parents.
The app provides schools with the ability to send notifications to parents reminding them to update their details, as well as supporting the safe transfer of any data and the upkeep of what is collected. We can install and set up the system for £95 and can produce training for the product using SLA allowance or the school can purchase training as required.
Click here to download the SIMS Parent Lite app flyer.
The key benefits are as follows:
- Reduce need for paper data collection sheets and manual entry of data
- Cost and efficiency savings
- Allowing parents to easily update their children’s and own information
- Administrators approve before changes are made in SIMS
- Full audit trail in SIMS of all data collection sheet requests and actions
- Only Contacts with Parental responsibility AND live at same address as student can access the Data collection sheet
Please see our previous blog on SIMS Parent App Lite here
As always, let us know if you have any questions on 0345 222 1551 • Option 3 or email email@example.com
Posted on August 23, 2016 by Viv Reed in SIMS.
Capita have released a version 2 of the Performance Measure File for exams information. This file along with the latest QAN catalogue are important for your reporting of exam results and analysis. Download now! →
Posted on August 15, 2016 by Viv Reed in SIMS.
Capita’s escalation team have now passed the consolidated patch 22159 following testing and this will be released today. They apologise for the delay in getting this out and hope applying this as a consolidated patch rather than many separate patches will save time. They would like to thank all the customers that have patiently waited […]
Posted on June 9, 2016 by Viv Reed in SIMS.
Capita have produced a new SIMS Assessment video, which we believe would be of interest to our schools. The assessment landscape is ever-changing and, as schools adjust to the changes, they need to ensure the assessment system they have in place is right for them. Capita’s new video explains how SIMS Assessment offers schools the flexibility […]
Posted on June 7, 2016 by Viv Reed in SIMS.
With the busy exam season now upon us analysing your final exam results begins to rank highly on the list of priorities. This year the emphasis on exam outcomes is somewhat greater with new performance measures in the form of Attainment/Progress 8. Some sixth forms and universities are also requesting Attainment 8 scores as part […]
Posted on May 19, 2016 by Viv Reed in SIMS.
Firstly, a big thank you to all schools who participated in our SIMS Accreditation Survey. We are delighted to have achieved our accreditation and are very touched by the feedback. How does a SIMS support team achieve accreditation? The accreditation process is designed to inspect all aspects of SIMS support. As part of the process […]
Posted on April 13, 2016 by Viv Reed in SIMS.
Did you know you can use SIMS to identify and track students with behavioural issues? Lucy Crawford from Capita shows you how to use the SIMS homepage to track the students you want to monitor, create Discover groups and add conduct graphs. Watch the video. We can provide assistance via our consultancy services to help […]
Posted on April 6, 2016 by Viv Reed in SIMS.
Capita have produced a new add on module called SIMS Activities which is now available to order. Watch the video and find out how this can help your school to efficiently manage extra-curricular activities, as well as reduce administration time, improve safeguarding and ensure parents are engaged. SIMS Activities lets schools efficiently manage extra-curricular activities such as […]
Posted on February 23, 2016 by Viv Reed in SIMS.
MIS support team achieves Capita SIMS accreditation for the second time Following a thorough assessment of our high quality service, and participation from our valued schools, the SIMS support team are proud to have been presented with our Capita accreditation. The accreditation has been awarded based on the following criteria: evidence of our processes onsite […]
Posted on February 22, 2016 by Viv Reed in SIMS.
As part of our continuing improvement for our SIMS Service and adding value for our customers, we are providing an audit service for SIMS users and permissions. Over the next couple of weeks we will be remotely accessing each of our supported schools systems in order to produce a report displaying a list of SIMS users and their permissions. The report […]