School Census Autumn 2018 – Fileset 1005

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 available. Would you like to know more?

School Census Autumn 2018 – Fileset 1004

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 available. Would you like to know more?

School Census Summer 2018 – Fileset 902

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: http://www.capitaess.co.uk/home/Fileset_902.exe Would you like to know more?

INCIDENT: SIMS Profile locked out for single Registration Group. [Resolved]

i[Resolved] – Remove the teacher from Supervisor for that class under Pastoral Structure, Save, and add them as the new Tutor Teacher and Save.Photo by WDnet (Pixabay) Wednesday 22-6-2016: I stumbled on to a puzzle half way through entering comments for a single...

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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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Monitoring extracurricular activities is now child’s play with the new SIMS Activities module | Capita SIMS

Staff can automate many tasks, such as quickly assigning students to each activity and electronically distributing consent forms. As the system is online, students are able to sign up to a club from any device with internet access and parents...

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Teacher App – Initial Install and Test

03-12-2015 – Project estimates established. 04-12-2015 – Project given the go-ahead. Hardware specification set. iPad mini 2 (32gb Wi-Fi). Licensing costs set. Based on school size. Request for Quotes issued. via RFQs on website. 07-12-2015 – RFQs completed 3 quotes...

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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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QUOTE: iPads for Teacher App

I’ve had the go-ahead to investigate and buy Capita’s Teacher App for My staff; This will allow them to more easily take Registers, apply Achievement and Behaviour points, as well as fill in assessment. A great tool for out of...

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Capita SIMS (MIS) – Windows 10/32bit

I was surprised to learn today during a gathering with My CSM for Capita’s SIMS, that from Spring 2016, their MIS product will be available on Windows 10 32bit. This is a turn around from earlier where it was only...

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solus 3.10

SOLUS 3.10 update I have an update to the SOLUS 3.10.0.3 release 01/09/2015 What’s the issue? I have identified an issue effecting a sub set of customers that have updated to SOLUS3.10.0.3. In some environments the SOLUS3 agent is not...

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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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SIMS Upgraded to 7.164

Posts in this seriesSIMS Upgraded to 7.164After a troublesome Friday trying to upgrade to 7.164, I have successfully upgraded all My modules. Most of Friday was spent resolving “Tolerance not met for database”. After many attempts, and finally ignoring Solus...

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INCIDENT: #9115 – SOLUS 3 – Tolerance not met

Posts in this seriesINCIDENT: #9115 – SOLUS 3 – Tolerance not metSIMS 2018 Spring ReleaseAnother week passes from a failed attempt to upgrade My MIS to SIMS Spring 2015. Originally I thought it was the automated schedule that was causing...

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A life without levels | capita-sims.co.uk

SIMS Assessment will continue to support the use of levels for as long as schools find the resources useful. In tandem with this, resources are being added into SIMS to help support a life without them. This will evolve over...

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SOLUS3 Deployment Service – It appears I have a bit of a problem.

SOLUS3 Deployment Service – It appears I have a bit of a problem. Cannot insert the value NULL into column ‘target_parameter_id’, table ‘solus3_deployment_server.solus3.target_parameter’; column does not allow nulls. INSERT fails. The statement has been terminated. All I want to do...

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