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...
The Trust Capacity Fund
  April 06 2020
The Trust Capacity Fund (TCaF): A funding opportunity from the DfE to grow your school or Trust The next round of Trust Capacity Fund has been announced and will open to applicants on April 6th. ...
Workplace issues this Christmas
  December 14 2016
Workplace issues this Christmas With Christmas just round the corner employers need to prepare for some familiar workplace issues, whether its unauthorised absence over the Christmas period or bad ...
Stress management
  October 17 2016
A snippet from the HR Resource Centre toolkit on stress management Employers have a legal duty of care to identify potential causes of stress and manage the impact of stress on employees. How to ...
Quick and easy document scanning directly into SIMS
  July 12 2016

MIS

Introducing Brother’s Direct Scan Solution Please note this product is currently unavailable from our Procurement service and this blog is now for reference only. To see our full product range vis...
The SIMS Web Address file has been updated
  May 25 2016

MIS

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...
Fileset 204 for the Autumn Census
  September 09 2015

MIS

Please note: A new Fileset has been released by Capita ready for your School Census and School Workforce Return and is available for you. Please check that you have had your Summer upgrade and are on...
Skype for Business for schools communications!
  May 14 2015

ICT

Skype for Business for schools and organisations alike Microsoft announced towards the back end of 2014 that in the first half of 2015, the next version of Lync will become Skype for Business with...
Interactive touch screens vs Interactive white boards
  April 14 2015

ICT

Here at SBS we want to ensure our customers get the best quality devices at best value but also what fits the need of the school. One area I like to discuss with SLT, ICT Coordinators and Governing...