Posted on June 22, 2016 by Leyla Tovey in SIMS.
The tables showed that raw scores of 0, 1 or 2 convert to a scaled score of ‘N’.
However, this was contrary to what had been expected and therefore the existing Key Stage 1 wizard in SIMS does not allow for the recording of an ‘N’.
Therefore, CAPITA have just released a new Key Stage 1 wizard and this can be downloaded below:
Download now! →
The new wizard will allow for the N grade to be recorded and reported on against the following:
- EN KS1: Reading Test Scaled Score AWL
- MA KS1: Maths Test Scaled Score AWL
- EN KS1: GPVS Test Scaled Score AWL
It also includes the required P-scales in Science.
To import the wizard and templates
First unzip the file you have downloaded.
Then in SIMS, go to:
- Routines | Data in | Assessment Manager | Import
- Locate the wizard you have just downloaded
- Import and follow the import process
- Now repeat, this time selecting the Templates file and continue through the import process, selecting the templates for import
If you require any further information or assistance with this, please contact our MIS Service Desk on 0345 222 1551 • Option 3 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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 April 28, 2016 by Leyla Tovey in SIMS.
The month of May heralds end of key stage test time. As you will be aware, pupils studying the new national curriculum will not be assessed using levels; instead, levels will be replaced by scaled scores. What are scaled scores? Scaled scores are widely used and help test results to be reported consistently from one year […]
Posted on March 17, 2016 by Leyla Tovey in SIMS.
The SIMS Spring release is available now and we’ll be in touch soon to arrange a date for your school to receive it. In the meantime, here are some of the key enhancements. Assessment May 2016 will see the inaugural assessments against the new national curriculum for Key Stages 1 and 2 and SIMS Assessment has been updated to reflect […]
Posted on February 15, 2016 by Viv Reed in SIMS.
We are pleased to announce that Capita/SIMS is a BETT Show Awards 2016 winner. We are very pleased to share the news that SIMS Assessment with the SIMS Teacher app has been voted best ICT Tool for Teaching, Learning and Assessment at the Bett Awards 2016. Find out more → We are proud to be supporting SIMS […]
Posted on January 18, 2016 by Viv Reed in SIMS.
Capita have published a new document for assessment which we feel would be useful for our schools. Assessment should support teaching and learning and be driven by your school’s own assessment policy. This guide contains all you need to know about how SIMS Assessment can help you, whether you’re a primary or secondary school. SIMS Assessment […]
Posted on November 26, 2015 by Viv Reed in SIMS.
What will you show Ofsted in the future when their inspectors call? Life after levels, beginning in September 2015, will still require students to be assessed. Importantly, those assessments will need to be able to show pupil progress through learning. SBS can offer you the chance of a half day consultancy visit to discuss how […]
Posted on June 3, 2015 by Viv Reed in SIMS.
SIMS Spring Release Update An overview of the exciting changes in the SIMS spring release. Assessment Without Levels Solution (Primary only) The long-awaited SIMS solution to Assessment Without Levels is available, although only for primary curriculum at the moment. Schools will now have access to a brand new programme of study area within SIMS Assessment, […]