Posted on April 15, 2019 by Simon Randall in SBS Online.
There has been two changes to the CFR Framework for the financial year 2019/20.
The Consistent Financial Reporting (CFR) framework provides a standard template for all maintained schools to collect information about their income and expenditure in the financial year 2019 to 2020.
The new structure for 2019/2020 splits I08 into two categories:
- I08a – Income from lettings
- I08b – Income from facilities and services
This implements a government commitment made in the publication ‘A connected society: a strategy for tackling loneliness’ to collect separately data on which schools are making their premises available for use by outside groups.
Moreover, free school meals supplementary grant has also been added under I18: additional grants for schools.
We have updated SBS Online to reflect these changes to the CFR Framework by changing I08 to I08b and created I08a. This means that changes are only required if Budget Codes for lettings need to be remapped.
If I08a is needed, please follow instructions shown on your SBS Online planner dashboard.
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Posted on February 7, 2017 by Leyla Tovey in SIMS.
Capita have recently updated their KS1 and KS2 analysis tools to incorporate the revised measures for 2015/16. These can be downloaded from the links further down the page (refer to the steps shown on how to do this). These SIMS Assessment templates and the associated reports enable you to compare results for key pupil groups in your […]
Posted on January 13, 2017 by Liziy Allen in HR & Payroll.
Gender pay gap reporting webinar We uncovered a useful webinar on gender pay gap reporting by XpertHR which might be of interest to a number of academies and independent schools. The aim of the webinar, which takes place on Wednesday 8 February at 2pm – 3pm, is to help you determine whether or not your organisation […]
Posted on December 2, 2016 by Leyla Tovey in SIMS.
With Ofsted placing greater emphasis on safeguarding than ever before, it is essential that staff in schools are aware of their responsibilities and have confidence in the monitoring systems that are in place. School safeguarding defined Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people is defined in the Government publication Working together to […]
Posted on November 3, 2016 by Leyla Tovey in SIMS.
On 1st September 2016, new statutory procedures were introduced by the DfE with regard to Children Missing Education. The DfE Children Missing Education statutory guidance document states that: All children, regardless of their circumstances, are entitled to an efficient, full time education which is suitable to their age, ability, aptitude and any special educational needs they […]
Posted on July 6, 2016 by Leyla Tovey in SIMS.
The SIMS Summer Release is now available and includes several enhancements and new areas of functionality. We are currently contacting schools to book a time to carry out the upgrade remotely. Here are some of the new features for Summer: Key Stage 4 analysis There is now the ability to link exam results into assessment aspects […]
Posted on June 23, 2016 by Leyla Tovey in SIMS.
Following our recent blog post about the new Autumn Census data items we have created a new Data Collection Sheet for import into SIMS which includes the new fields for Pupil Nationality and Country of Birth. This will enable schools to start collecting the information in readiness for the Autumn. The third new data field, Proficiency […]
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 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 November 20, 2015 by Leyla Tovey in SIMS.
This week is anti-bullying week. The theme for this year is Make a noise about bullying It is widely recognised that a robust behaviour recording and reporting system can help schools tackle bullying more effectively. Schools that already use SIMS to record behaviour incidents, including bullying, are able to: manage individual cases effectively identify and track […]