Are you ready for Analysing in SIMS?
  July 16 2018

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Capita End of Key Stage, Exams, and Post-16 Analysis We know that at this time of year there are a lot of assessments and results to analyse and a lot of headline figures to collate and work out. T...
Next generation of Exams in SIMS
  July 05 2018

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Capita have released a sneak preview of the direction they’re heading for the next generation of Exams in SIMS. A very early preview of what to expect and how you can feedback with your thoughts. ...
SIMS Exams - results day guidance updated for 2017
  July 20 2017

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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 Patch to update Performance Indicators
  June 16 2017

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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...
Performance Measures for England 2017 – Important News
  April 28 2017

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Did you know that this summer Capita SIMS will not be creating a Performance Measures file (PM file) for English schools? Instead, Capita have introduced some new tools within SIMS intended to enab...
SIMS Exams - New Gradesets - patch 22729
  February 07 2017

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The Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ) have released new Gradesets to match new Basedata. The following gradesets have been introduced: Gradesets 48 to 57, relating to variations of GCSEs Gr...
Exams Performance Measures File version 2
  August 23 2016

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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. ...
Exams Patches from Capita
  August 15 2016

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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 ...
Getting ready for Exams Results Day
  July 13 2016

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A new Performance Measures file has just been released by CAPITA. Schools will need to ensure that they are on the Summer version of SIMS (7.170) before proceeding with the import. Download the file...
Top tips for effective exams analysis
  June 07 2016

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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 performan...