How to set up your own programme of study grades – SIMS Assessment Manager Blog

The programme of study marksheets are SIMS version of assessment without levels. Each statement from the national curriculum is available for teachers to assign a grade. Until the autumn 2016 release of SIMS schools have only been able to record...

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Assessment shift – “Programme of Study”

i***** IN PROGRESS *****  When the government decided to switch to assessment without levels, they gave each school autonomy to choose their own assessment scheme and method of recording. Apart from the disarray and lack of assistance with direction, I had...

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SIMS HAM Assessment

Yes, you read that correctly, SIMS HAM, the HAM being short for “Hampshire”, not some dodgy sounding sandwich from Capita. I finally got My hands on the Hampshire SIMS Assessment resources to allow me to import into SIMS. The information...

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November Assessment

It’s that time of year again; My staff have been busy entering their data into a new Marksheet in SIMS containing specific areas, as I’re yet to transition to the Hampshire Points of Study. More on that coming soon. So...

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New Marksheets

As an interim measure, I’ve been tasked with replicating an assessment spreadsheet into a Marksheet. Thankfully its a 1 sheet does all subjects, so there isn’t a tremendous headache involved. A new Grade Set Towards Expected Beyond A new Result...

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Assessing the new breed of SIMS Assessment Manager | Scarfed View | Look Again…

By now, it can’t have escaped your notice that big changes are afoot in the ways schools measure and report progress. The “old” levels system is “out”. For many years, it underpinned the way in which teachers recorded and measured...

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Classroom Monitor Demonstration

Tomorrow (Tue. 6th Jan 2015) I am having a demonstration of “Classroom Monitor”. Quick and easy formative assessment for your whole school. National Curriculum 2014 ready. Ofsted ready progress tracking, from Early Years to KS3 and beyond. Showcase pupil achievement...

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