Spring Census 2017

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 also wanted...

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MIS Autumn 2016 Upgrade

iSIMS Autumn 2016 Full Release (7.172.36) – Now available to download and installTasks: 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 Release (7.172.36)...

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Summer Census 2016

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 and...

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UPRN (Unique Property Reference Number) for Pupil’s Address

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 found...

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#EYPP (Early Years Pupil Premium)

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 support...

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Spring Census

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: 81...

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Autumn 2015 School Census

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 for...

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Spring Census 2015

With SIMS now updated I was good to go with My Census; I was happy to see that I only had a small number of queries to check; thankfully a fairly straight forward – yet full return. Hits: 69...

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Scheduled Update – Solus 3 (3.8.22.0) for SIMS 2014 Autumn 2 (7.161.4)

I have scheduled the update for Solus 3 for tonight at 7pm, this will allow me to update SIMS 2014 Autumn 2 Thursday night. I’ve held the update back this late due to My own scheduling conflicts, however this will...

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Spring Census 2014

Its time to get started on the Spring Census for 2014. There are a few additional sections in this one: Top-up Funding Adoption from Care Admission Appeals Infant Appeals All fun stuff. Hits: 51...

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Autumn Census

Today is Census Day Dry-runs were completed in the run up to today with everything now cleared, so hopefully running the “Return” today should give me no trouble.   Hits: 54...

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