The latest articles relating to the use and support of SIMS in North Yorkshire schools will appear below. Use the links on the left hand side Support Menu to browse for articles on particular aspects of SIMS, or search for an article using the Search Support link below.

SIMS Spring Upgrade 2017 - SOLUS 3 Instructions

All schools should now be using SOLUS 3 to run SIMS upgrades. Please see the instructions below to manually run the SIMS upgrade if the system hasn't completed this automatically overnight (set to automatically update overnight on Wednesday 22nd March).

IMPORTANT: SOLUS 3 should automatically deploy the update, therefore please check your SIMS version before manually running the update. To check the version of SIMS, login to SIMS and go to Help > About (click on the splash screen to close this down). If you are on version 7.174 then your system has automatically updated and you can skip to page 5 of the instructions.

If SIMS is installed on the school server then please run the upgrade on the server, this ensures that the system is updated on all SIMS workstations. Please ensure all users are logged out of SIMS before starting the upgrade.

pdfSIMS Spring 2017 Upgrade Notes21/03/2017, 10:08

If you have any questions regarding the SIMS upgrade or need some assistance, please contact the Schools ICT helpdesk and ask to speak to a member of the MIS team. Helpdesk number: 01609 536086

SIMS Reporting - How to export and import SIMS reports

Please use the following instructions to export and import reports in SIMS.  You might need to do this in order to share a report with another school or use a report which has been provided by another school or Schools ICT. 

pdfSIMS Reporting - How to export and import SIMS reports 16/01/2017, 16:01

SIMS Core - How to deal with a leaver

Please use the guidance below to mark a pupil as a leaver and send a CTF to their next school. 

pdfSIMS Core - How to deal with a leaver11/01/2017, 15:38

SIMS Core - Importing a CTF

The following article goes through how to import a CTF from another school for either a new pupil (full details) or for existing pupils for Key Stage, Phonics or FSP data.  docxHow do I import a CTF?

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