+ Post New Thread
Results 1 to 6 of 6
MIS Systems Thread, Assessment Reporting in Technical; Hi all We currently use CMIS and are looking at changing our reporting systems. We are looking at using the ...
  1. #1

    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    Stratford Upon Avon
    Posts
    6
    Thank Post
    2
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Rep Power
    0

    Assessment Reporting

    Hi all

    We currently use CMIS and are looking at changing our reporting systems. We are looking at using the students Average Point Score at the end of KS2 and then assessing/monitoring the students against this - according to gov't stats students should improve 3 points a year. We are planning on doing a data capture each half term and having graphical reports so we may need to look at something else as a bolt on to the current system - don't want to spend my live in Spreadsheet City if something does this?

    Thanks

    Kay

  2. #2

    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    Wakefield, West Yorkshire
    Posts
    585
    Thank Post
    83
    Thanked 112 Times in 91 Posts
    Rep Power
    57
    There might be a bigger question to look at, you're going to collect the data.
    Are you planning on using a markbook style system to generate a naturally acquired grade every half term with a markbook defined by each department and a common output grade or are you going to give the teachers an assessment template to complete every half term?

    Once you've got that answered (or posted back if you already know) then I can make a few suggestions

    Mike Sanderson

  3. Thanks to michael2k6 from:

    Redwinegirl (7th May 2013)

  4. #3
    tli
    tli is offline

    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Location
    Birmingham
    Posts
    14
    Thank Post
    0
    Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
    Rep Power
    9
    Your planned assessment structure looks pretty standard and is in line what many schools do using versions of the standard KS3 and KS4 models. Typically, the model can use a baseline to generate annual targets based on whatever rules you want. The government expectation is 2 levels during KS3 which would equate to 4 points or 2 sublevels a year. For KS2 to KS4 the minimum expectation is 3 levels which can also be built into the KS4 Model.

    I haven't come across anyone that has attempted to use graphical reports in CMIS but it is possible. In a form report, instead of adding an embedded list, you can add a 'list report graph'. Whether this would serve your purpose would depend very much on what you actually wanted to display on the report.

    If a barchart is what you want, an alternate stragegy would be to use the 'inclusion condition' to display bars of various sizes as appropriate. This might give you what you want but, again, it would depend on what you needed.

    It is always best to try to achieve everything within the MIS if you can. Using additional software and needing to export data to another system always causes hassle of some sort.

  5. Thanks to tli from:

    Redwinegirl (7th May 2013)

  6. #4

    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    Stratford Upon Avon
    Posts
    6
    Thank Post
    2
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Rep Power
    0
    Thank you - everything is pretty much in the air - we would like to use a markbook style system if possible as we may be able to collect data more regularly from teachers. We would need to look at how parents can access this as at the moment we use assessment templates 3 times a year - which ePortal can cope with. It apparently can't cope with any more than that. We have been advised to use the APS and to collect more frequently to please OFSTED...so something has to change somewhere along the line.
    Thanks Mike!

  7. #5

    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    Stratford Upon Avon
    Posts
    6
    Thank Post
    2
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Rep Power
    0
    Thanks for this - have never looked at the graph part to be honest as I was told it didn't work. I might have a play tomorrow and see what it does.
    Thanks!!!

  8. #6

    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    Wakefield, West Yorkshire
    Posts
    585
    Thank Post
    83
    Thanked 112 Times in 91 Posts
    Rep Power
    57
    Consider using document storage in ePortal / Facility. You could use a markbook style assessment for inputting, and then produce form reports in Facility which automatically save attached to the student record. As long as you've got the permissions and configuration correct, ePortal can then display these for parents as PDFs. Many people use this method of pushing information out now so you're not stuck with the format ePortal delivers the results in. It also means that the parents have something they can physically print ready in a nice format with your headed logo on etc, should they want to.

SHARE:
+ Post New Thread

Similar Threads

  1. [SIMS] Assessment - Frequent assessment & reporting
    By ProjectO in forum MIS Systems
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 23rd April 2012, 09:00 AM
  2. [SIMS] Assessment/Reports
    By Cruiser_Scotland in forum MIS Systems
    Replies: 17
    Last Post: 12th February 2012, 06:01 PM
  3. [SIMS] Editing Assessment report Spring 2011 in SIMS
    By sultan966 in forum MIS Systems
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 25th November 2011, 11:11 AM
  4. Sims Assessment Report
    By Ecalpemos2000 in forum MIS Systems
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 9th December 2009, 03:45 PM
  5. Example Assessment Reports in SIMS
    By garethedmondson in forum MIS Systems
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 7th November 2009, 11:47 AM

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •