The SIMS 2013 Spring Release contains enhancements to Assessment, Discover, Fees, FMS, Homepage, InTouch, Multiple Timetables, Personnel, Registration & Admissions, Reporting, SIMS Learning Gateway, SOLUS 3.5 , Technical and Timetable Printing.
This release contains updates to Statutory Returns for School Census Summer 2013 (England), Attendance Collection 2013 (Wales), AMPARK (England), Levels of Progression (Northern Ireland), and NDC (Wales).
The FMS release contains the statutory Consistent Financial Reporting (CFR) changes for 2012/2013 with the inclusion of a new CFR Heading for I18 Additional Grant for schools. New reports have been included to assist school’s in predicting future bank balances together with the ability to calculate and post depreciation on a periodic basis.
This release sees the commencement of support for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012. SQL2012 is supported for SIMS and FMS releases only. Discover, SLG and SOLUS3 will be supported on SQL2012 from the Sims 2013 Summer release. A Migration utility will be provided alongside the SIMS 2013 Summer release to assist with the migrations.