Update ‘SIMS Autumn 2018 Full Release (7.184.40)’

Along with: Update ‘SIMS Autumn 2018 Database Only (3.63.242)’ Update ‘FMS Autumn 2018 Full Release (6.184.388)’ Update ‘FMS Autumn 2018 Database Only (6.93.388)’ Update ‘SIMS Discover 2018 Autumn’ Information about the upgrade is normally available here: http://www.capitaess.co.uk/home/index.asp Alternatively, you can access...

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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?

SIMS 2018 Summer Release

Posts in this seriesINCIDENT: #9115 – SOLUS 3 – Tolerance not metSIMS 2018 Spring ReleaseThe SIMS 7.182 and FMS 6.182 Summer release is available. Normally Via: http://www.capitaess.co.uk/home/index.asp However it has appeared in Solus 3 before the website. Hits: 25...

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SIMS Profiles 2017-2018

End of Year reports have opened early this year, with so much going on, giving teachers early access to Profile Entry will hopefully ease the load. Similar to previous years I’m using Capita’s SIMS Profiles. I’m keeping the same structure as...

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SIMS Profiles 2016-2017

As with earlier years, I’m full steam ahead with my “End of Year” reports to parents using Capita’s SIMS Profiles. Last year I headed them all under EOY-2015-2016, this year I’ve done the same, with the addition of RE (Religious Education) but under...

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SIMS Teacher App (re-launch)

About a year ago the school was using SIMS’s Teacher APP, well I say using, it was installed on all of the iPads but the staff didn’t seem to use it; However circumstances have changed, and with the school using “Programmes...

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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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MIS Summer 2016 Upgrade

iSIMS Summer 2016 7.170 now available. (COMPLETED). Scheduled install 01-08-2016Tasks: Downloads available via SOLUS 3. 01-07-2016 Confirm which downloads are available and plan deployment sequence. 04-07-2016 SIMS Summer 2016 Database only (3.62.489) SIMS Summer 2016 Full Release Includes SIMS Summer...

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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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SIMS Profiles 2015-2016

As with earlier years I am full steam ahead with “End of Year 2016” reports to parents using Capita’s SIMS Profiles. There was a possibility that I may have used Hampshire’s reporting to parents tools, however due to My own internal deadlines I’ve...

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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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MIS Spring 2016 Upgrade

My upgrade to Spring 2016 for SIMS, FMS and Discover is scheduled for 31st March 2016 Normally the upgrades can be triggered manually because I have experienced problems with automated upgrades in the past, however I’m determined to put some faith into the...

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SIMS Autumn 2015 Release

Posts in this seriesSOLUS 3 UpgradeSIMS Autumn 2015 ReleaseChecklist & Notes: SIMS Autumn 2015 Release Confirm Upgrade Date Completed Scheduled for 10-12-2015 16:00 Notify Staff (Email/Intranet) Completed 27-11-2015 10:50 Download Updates Completed 08-12-2015 13:20 Pre-Update Backup of VM Completed 08-12-2015...

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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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SOLUS 3 Upgrade

Posts in this seriesSOLUS 3 UpgradeSIMS Autumn 2015 ReleaseI’ve upgraded my SIMS SOLUS 3 in preparation for My Autumn 2015 SIMS update. It was scheduled for 5am this morning (09/12/2015), from version 3.9.0.18 to 3.10.73.23, and can report that it...

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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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