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Scomis Bulletin


Wednesday 17 September 2014:

Generator Test – County Hall

On October 1st, the annual generator test will be done at County Hall. This involves running the IT services directly from the generator for a number of hours to prove that in a power outage situation, critical Devon County Council services will continue running. During this time, there is a small risk that the Scomis […]

Wednesday 10 September 2014:

UPDATE – SWGfL and Google issues

SWGfL report that the load testing has proved successful. Engineers are now working on rolling out the change to the remaining affected proxies in a staged fashion throughout today.

Autumn School Census 2014 Bulletin – Updated 17/09/2014

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


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Scomis Training Directory


Sunday 7 September 2014:

School Census Presentation

Please see for the latest course date:- The purpose of this presentation is to enable schools to produce their School Census for the DCSF using It will also inform schools of any changes to the data that is collected, or any new requirements made by the DCSF and any known issues that there may be.

SIMS Office User Primary/Secondary

Please see for the latest course date:- If you are a new Administrator, this course is right for you.

Tuesday 2 September 2014:

Course Manager and Post 16 Learning Aims

Please see for the latest course date:- This course will cover maintenance of course memberships and develop an understanding of the links to and from other processes in SIMS, particularly Exams Organiser. Management of Post 16 Learning Aims for School Census will be covered in the context of key issues critical for correct funding.


Frequently Asked Questions


Wednesday 17 September 2014:

Changes to SEN 2014/2015

There are new options for ‘Education, Health and Care Plans’ (E) and for ‘SEN Support’ (K).The ‘School Action’ (A) and ‘School Action Plus’ (P) options are being removed at the end of the academic year, these codes should not be used for new pupils From the Autumn Census onwards, schools can record pupils as having [&#8230;]<div class="tptn_counter" id="tptn_counter_12928">(Visited 2 times, 2 visits today)</div>

Tuesday 9 September 2014:

Setting the Proxy Server in Internet Explorer

In order to view web pages when using a SWGfL internet connection within school you will need to set Internet Explorer to use a SWGfL proxy Server. &#160; To do this: Open Internet Explorer  Click the Tools button, and then click Internet Options. Click the Connections tab, and then click LAN settings. Select the Use [&#8230;]<div class="tptn_counter" id="tptn_counter_12878">(Visited 18 times, 4 visits today)</div>

Monday 8 September 2014:

Pupil Premium 2014 – Import

The Pupil Premium data file containing pupil data and pupil premium allocation can be downloaded by schools from the Key to Success Website The downloaded .csv file can be imported into SIMS through Tools / Pupil Premium / Import, but the name will need to be changed first. Current name of downloaded file = pp_1415_8784000_1.csv [&#8230;]<div class="tptn_counter" id="tptn_counter_12866">(Visited 98 times, 42 visits today)</div>


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