Covid-19 Testing in Schools & Colleges from January.
  December 17 2020

MIS

Coronavirus (COVID-19) asymptomatic testing in schools and colleges. Beginning in January testing will be made available to all members of staff, all pupils and students in schools and colleges. Tes...
SIMS End of Year Procedures for 2019/20
  May 05 2020

MIS

It's business as usual for these processes! With what must be a very different school year than any of us imagined, it's hard to remember all those jobs you would normally be doing. SBS are relea...
SIMS End of Year Procedures 2019
  June 19 2019

MIS

This blog covers the SIMS End of Year Procedures for the end of 2018/19 – it's the final stretch! I know all of you have started dreaming about the summer holidays, although hopefully by that tim...
Next Data Managers Forum - 7/11/18 - limited places available
  October 10 2018

MIS

Data Managers Forum - Primary and Secondary School sessions Did you know about our termly Data Managers Forums? These sessions are a great way of networking and being able to speak to other schools t...
SIMS Exams - results day guidance updated for 2017
  July 20 2017

MIS

As the academic year draws to a close and we look ahead to the summer holidays, Exams Officers in particular are turning their attentions to preparations for the results days. Results Day Survival K...
SIMS Summer Release
  June 29 2017

MIS

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...
SIMS Patch to update Performance Indicators
  June 16 2017

MIS

Following feedback from SIMS users, Capita have released a patch (number 23087) designed to help address some concerns raised regarding the accurate updating of performance indicators. The patch wil...
SIMS End of Year Procedures
  June 06 2017

MIS

The final half term of the academic year means it's time to prepare for and carry out the SIMS end of year procedures, including creating a new academic year, setting up next year’s registratio...
New SIMS Training Course - SIMS Interventions
  May 09 2017

MIS

Some of you may have already looked at the new SIMS Interventions area following the latest SIMS Spring release. Designed to help teachers and SLT track underperforming pupils, SIMS Interventions en...
Known Issue with SIMS Attendance 'Today's Register Report'
  May 03 2017

MIS

Many schools have reported an issue with running the Today's Register Report via Reports | Attendance | Whole Group Pupil Reports. When clicking 'OK' to Run a Screen Based report, the following err...