SIMS Summer Release
  June 29 2017

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The SIMS Summer Release is due for release on Friday 30th June 2017 and includes several enhancements and new areas of functionality New features and updates include the introduction of EYFS in th...
Is your school going to be used as a polling station?
  May 02 2017

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If so, you will need to add the school closure as an Exceptional Circumstance in SIMS using the '#' code. Creating an Exceptional Circumstance in SIMS Select Focus | Attendance (or Lesson Monitor...
School Workforce Census 2016
  October 05 2016

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The School Workforce Census is on Thursday 3rd November 2016 but it is never too early to start preparing. Our documentation to assist you is now available to download via the links below. You migh...
New and updated KS4 Resources available
  September 30 2016

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New KS4 Inspection Dashboard Report Capita have released a new report which presents this year’s current data against previous years. Schools will be familiar with the Inspection Dashboard provi...
SIMS Autumn Census information
  September 12 2016

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Autumn Census date is Thursday 6th October 2016 As always, it’s important to prepare to ensure that you meet the deadline. Our documentation will take you through the whole process step-by-step....
Welcome to the new year
  September 06 2016

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Another new academic year is upon us and we know that you have already been very busy in your schools preparing for the arrival of the new and returning pupils. Despite the summer holidays only jus...
How to add a School Closure in SIMS
  June 30 2016

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If your school is fully or partially closed due to the proposed teacher strike on Tuesday 5th July 2016, the Y code should be used. Code Y: Unable to Attend due to Exceptional Circumstances If a...
Helping us to help you
  June 28 2016

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As you might imagine, we have a very busy Service Desk here at SBS, and this is particularly true at peak times of year such as now. When you call us, it is essential that we take down some key item...
SIMS and FMS End of Year Procedures
  June 16 2016

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As the summer term rolls on, schools will already be preparing for their new intake in September, the changes to classes next year and also the end of term leavers. When it comes to the procedures...
The SIMS Web Address file has been updated
  May 25 2016

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The SIMS Web Address Validation (WAV) Service allows schools to validate addresses in SIMS by accessing a Capita maintained database over the Internet. The database, which contains the details of ap...