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POST 16 School Census Consolidation Patch 24323 – Census Error 2712 / Fileset 1006 is estimated for release on 28/09

by Dave | October 1, 2018 | MIS, SIMS
School Census Consolidation Patch V1 24323 has now been made available via Solus 3.  The consolidation patch resolves Census Error 2712 which is triggered for Secondary Phased with Post 16.In order to resolve error 2712, School Census Consolidation Patch...
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Guidance: School census 2018 to 2019: technical information

by RSSFeed | September 27, 2018 | DfE, General (FTV), RSS
Technical specification and validation rules for submitting 2018 to 2019 school census data. Click here to continue to the original article Source :https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/school-census-2018-to-2019-technical-information Author : HM Government – {authorlink} From : https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-education.atomPowered by WPeMatico School census 2018 to 2019:...
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School Census Autumn 2018 – Fileset 1005

by Dave | September 24, 2018 | General (FTV), SIMS
Fileset 1005 should be available for deployment via SOLUS3. (dated 24/09/2018). Details of how to manage this process are in the document attached below. How to Configure SOLUS3 and Deploy the Statutory Returns Fileset Normally available from http://www.capitaess.co.uk/home/index.asp  Direct Download: http://www.capitaess.co.uk/home/Fileset_1005.exe when...
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School Census Autumn 2018 – Fileset 1004

by Dave | September 17, 2018 | General (FTV), SIMS
Normally available from http://www.capitaess.co.uk/home/index.asp  Fileset 1004 should be available for deployment via SOLUS3. (dated 14/09/2018). Details of how to manage this process are in the document attached below. How to Configure SOLUS3 and Deploy the Statutory Returns Fileset Direct Download: http://www.capitaess.co.uk/home/Fileset_1004.exe when...
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Guidance: School workforce census 2018: guides

by RSSFeed | September 6, 2018 | DfE, General (FTV), RSS
Guides for schools and local authorities on submitting data for the school workforce census 2018. Important dates Dates for the 2018 census: census day: 8 November 2018 deadline for submitting your data: 7 December 2018 Submit your data You...
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School Census Autumn 2018 – Fileset 1003

by Dave | September 3, 2018 | General (FTV)
Available from: http://www.capitaess.co.uk/home/index.asp (dated 30/08/18) Fileset 1003 should be available for deployment via SOLUS3. (dated 30/08/18) Details of how to manage this process are in the document attached below. How to Configure SOLUS3 and Deploy the Statutory Returns Fileset Direct...
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School Census Autumn 2018 – Fileset 1002

by Dave | August 6, 2018 | General (FTV)
Posts in this series School Census Summer 2018 – Fileset 902 School Census Summer 2018 – Fileset 901 Available from: http://www.capitaess.co.uk/home/index.asp (dated 06/08/18) Fileset 1002 should be available for deployment via SOLUS3. (dated 06/08/18) Details of how to manage this...
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School Census Summer 2018 – Fileset 902

by Dave | May 17, 2018 | General (FTV)
Available from: http://www.capitaess.co.uk/home/index.asp (dated 25/4/18) Fileset 902 should be available for deployment via SOLUS3. (dated 08/05/18) Details of how to manage this process are in the document attached below. How to Configure SOLUS3 and Deploy the Statutory Returns Fileset Direct Download:...
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School Census Summer 2018 – Fileset 901

by Dave | May 2, 2018 | General (FTV)
Available from: http://www.capitaess.co.uk/home/index.asp Fileset 901 will also be made available for deployment via SOLUS3. Details of how to manage this process are in the document attached below. How to Configure SOLUS3 and Deploy the Statutory Returns Fileset Hits: 46...
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Guidance: School census: notepad entries for COLLECT queries

by RSSFeed | May 2, 2018 | DfE, General (FTV), RSS
Updated: Replaced notepad entries spreadsheet with the summer 2018 collection. This document lists acceptable notes to explain queries in COLLECT. Once you’ve entered your school census data into COLLECT, it will automatically notify you if there are any errors...
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Guidance: School workforce census 2018: business and technical specification

by RSSFeed | April 24, 2018 | DfE, General (FTV), RSS
Updated: Added school workforce validation rules. These documents give technical information about submitting data for the 2018 school workforce census. They describe the data items for collection in the census. These documents are for software suppliers and users of:...
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Capita release Fileset 804

by Dave | January 29, 2018 | General (FTV), SIMS
Capita have released Fileset 804, usually available from http://www.capitaess.co.uk/home/index.asp Available through Solus 3   Hits: 30...
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Guidance: School census 2017 to 2018: technical information

by RSSFeed | January 16, 2018 | DfE, General (FTV), RSS
Updated: Updated ‘School census 2017 to 2018: business and technical specification’ to version 2.0. This is technical information about submitting data for the school census 2017 to 2018. Use this if you’re a: supplier of software for school management...
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Detailed guide: School census: guide to submitting data

by RSSFeed | January 13, 2018 | DfE, General (FTV), RSS
Updated: Added infant class size validation guide to the ‘Help to complete the census’ section. The school census is a statutory census that takes place during the autumn, spring, and summer terms. You must complete statutory censuses by law...
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Guidance: School census 2017 to 2018: guide for schools and LAs

by RSSFeed | January 13, 2018 | DfE, General (FTV), RSS
Updated: Updated the guide. The document’s version history explains the changes. This guide will help schools and local authorities: understand the purpose of the school census see the changes from the previous year’s census add the right level of...
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Capita release Fileset 803

by Dave | January 10, 2018 | DfE, General (FTV), SIMS
Capita have released Fileset 803, usually available from http://www.capitaess.co.uk/home/index.asp, however if you make a call to the Capita Helpdesk they’ll be able to send it through to you via email. You’ll need this for the Spring Census 2018 (Thursday...
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Guidance: Early years census 2018: guide

by RSSFeed | January 9, 2018 | DfE, General (FTV), RSS
RSS Content from HM Government Updated: Added funding methodology and information on adjusting PTE places for providers funded for over 38 weeks. These guides are to help local authorities and early years providers, who receive direct government funding, prepare...
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Spring Census 2017 –

by @iw_dave | January 19, 2017 | General (FTV)
Spring Census 2017 – https://t.co/gUtPBjmegF Would you like to know more? Hits: 32...
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Spring Census 2017

by Dave | January 19, 2017 | Site-1
iAutumn 2016 SIMS Upgrade required. Census Date: 19-01-2017 In order to complete the Census, I needed to get SIMS up to Autumn 2016; unfortunately, I had to delay the update by some weeks until internal prerequisites were completed. I...
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MIS Autumn 2016 Upgrade

by Dave | November 10, 2016 | Site-1
iSIMS Autumn 2016 Full Release (7.172.36) - Now available to download and install Tasks: Downloads available via SOLUS 3. (07-11-2016) Confirm which downloads are available and plan deployment sequence. SIMS Autumn 2016 Database only (3.62.574) SIMS Autumn 2016 Full...
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Summer Census 2016

by Dave | May 19, 2016 | Site-1
Today was the Summer Census for schools. [19-05-2016) It was a short one this time, although that should not fool you, each one is collecting information automatically, so you need to make sure you’re ready in advance. It is common...
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UPRN (Unique Property Reference Number) for Pupil’s Address

by Dave | March 10, 2016 | General (FTV), Site-1
The UPRN is voluntary for this Census, but will mandatory for 2017/18 Censuses. Via: https://myaccount.capita-cs.co.uk/forums/thread/sims-census/2eb22287-f0e5-e511-a7d4-0050568b7785 What is a UPRN? A Unique Property Reference Number (UPRN) is a unique alphanumeric identifier for every spatial address in Great Britain and can be...
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#EYPP (Early Years Pupil Premium)

by Dave | January 26, 2016 | Site-1
EYPP (Early Year Pupil Premium) (26-01-2016)  I had some conflicting advice with several DFE documents, so thought I’d do My own digging. Well what a morning I’ve had trying to get to the bottom this: After calling My MIS...
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Spring Census

by Dave | January 21, 2016 | Site-1
Today is the Spring Census. Thankfully most of the handwork has taken place before today, so it’s only minor Census information that needs obtaining today.   Hits: 94...
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Autumn 2015 School Census

by Dave | September 30, 2015 | Site-1
It’s that time of year again; no, don’t panic, I’ve not left it to the last minute! My Autumn 2015 School Census is coming together rather nicely. Final checks were made today, everything is still in order; tomorrow head counts...
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