Good new for secondary schools as Capita announce a set of pre-programmed resources for KS4. This is from Capita:
From Autumn 2015 SIMS assessment are supporting schools with new resources for internal assessment analysis at KS4 using both old and new style GCSE grades.
What new resources will be available?
Pre-defined templates and reports will be made available to all secondary schools. These will allow for the instant analysis of internal assessment results for individuals, key groups, cohorts on both attainment and progress, and Key Performance Indicators such as A*- C English and Maths, EBacc, Attainment 8, Progress 8 and Best 8.
What if my school already uses customised reports?
SIMS schools already using their own custom aspects for tracking purposes can use the mapping tool within SIMS to link school aspects to those provided by Capita. In this way you arestill able to take advantage of the new analysis and reporting being introduced.
What about KS3?
Secondary schools choosing to use GCSE grades within KS3 could also adapt these new resources for use in years 7, 8 or 9.
When will the resources be available?
New resources will be released by the Autumn half term break 2015/16 via the My Account AMPARK page and will also be included within the SIMS Autumn release (November). A notification will be posted on My Account as soon as the resources are available to download.