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Scomis Live - ‘The Power of One’

Have you booked your place yet? This FREE, inspiring and motivational one day event is on Wednesday 19th November 2014 and is not to be missed!  To register please click the link above or call us on 01392 385300.

Scomis Password Newsletter

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Scomis Bulletin


Wednesday 22 October 2014:

Autumn 2014 Sims and FMS Upgrade

Please read this bulletin to find out more about proposed release date and changes scheduled for the Autumn Upgrade.

Friday 10 October 2014:


Several schools have reported an early and unusual payroll file being sent. Please be aware that we have asked Payroll and IT Services to investigate and let schools know what is happening. For further information see

Thursday 2 October 2014:

Autumn School Census 2014 Bulletin – Updated 03/10/2014

Please click here for documentation, news and the latest issues for the Autumn 2014 School Census


Log a Call Online Form

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Scomis Training Directory


Friday 10 October 2014:

FRS Training Workshop

Please see for the latest course date:- Hands on training workshop for Devon schools using your own schools data*   * Terminal server schools only when attending courses at Scomis Training Suite in Exeter

Monday 6 October 2014:

SEN Reporting Course

Please see for the latest course date:- Reporting on SEN This course is aimed at staff members with a responsibility for, or an involvement in, the management of pupils with special educational needs (SEN) and the associated processes that take place. It assumes familiarity with the SEN section of SIMS and an understanding of both the statutory processes related to SEN as […]

FMS End of Year Procedures

Please see for the latest course date:- FMS End Of Year This course will cover the areas of FMS that are needed for the smooth closure of accounts. It is essential before undertaking any year end processes in FMS that you have read and understood all necessary guidance from the local authority. Each school/local authority may have different account policies so no […]


Frequently Asked Questions


Monday 27 October 2014:

How Do I Re-print FMS PDF orders

1)Select Focus, Accounts Payable, Purchase order. 2))Double click the required purchase order and select order. 3) Click the icon as shown by the red arrow, labelled pdf preview, this will open the purchase order, in Adobe reader, enabling you to reprint the order. &#160; &#160; &#160; &#160; &#160; &#160;<div class="tptn_counter" id="tptn_counter_13156">(Visited 3 times, 1 visits today)</div>

Thursday 23 October 2014:

Pay Scale incorrect within FMS

If a staff member has a higher pay scale within Salary Projection within FMS than they have on their contract within SIMS and this is incorrect please follow these steps: &#8211; Find the staff members personnel record &#8211; Open their contract &#8211; Put an end date on their current Salary Scale Record that is one [&#8230;]<div class="tptn_counter" id="tptn_counter_13141">(Visited 6 times, 2 visits today)</div>

Thursday 16 October 2014:

FRS Workshop notes

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