Welcome to your weekly EIS Bulletin!
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Below we have summarised what is new this week… if you have any queries, please get in touch!
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- Important Information Regarding CTF and Check 99: CTF Matching Issues – Precautionary measures for SIMS Modules using contact data – Information Notice (18-E081)
- Latest Fileset for the Spring Census: SIMS Fileset 1102 – Spring 2019 School Census – Information Notice (18-E100)
- Options Online for SIMS – Information Notice (19-E001)
Hot Off The Press!
Using SIMS to run the Spring 2019 School Census
If you experience difficulties resolving errors and queries please refer to the School Spring Census Known Issues document that is updated daily, and the Capita 2018-2019 School Census Validation Errors and Resolutions guidance notes.
If you are running the census for the first time please follow the EIS Guide to Completing the Spring Census carefully making sure that you Save the return immediately after clicking on Calculate All Details.
FOR EIS HOSTING SCHOOLS ONLY – ParentPay MIS Sync
EIS have been made aware this week of an update to the third party application ParentPay MIS Sync. For schools on the EIS Hosting Service, this software will be updated for you by EIS before Monday 14 January. There is no expected downtime for this update but if you find any issues with ParentPay after 14 January, please call the service desk on 03000658888 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to log an incident.
For non-hosted schools, you will need to follow the instructions emailed by ParentPay to update this yourself. Any problems with the update, we would ask that you contact ParentPay directly in the first instance for support.
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