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Mobility Print (Onsite only)

Requirements: To setup and use the mobility print features you need to be connected to the school wireless network. Step 1: In school connect to the “CCS-Wireless” network and visit the below link: http://10.13.108.15:9163/setup You will be presented with instructions that relate to your device, read the instructions and run the install process. This will …

Microsoft Teams – First Time User Help

Accessing Teams via a web browser Go to: https://teams.microsoft.com Login with your school email address: e.g. 00asmith@ccs.northants.sch.uk and your school network password   Download the Teams Client onto your Device Click this link to download the teams client for your Device – https://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/microsoft-365/microsoft-teams/download-app Install the teams client and then Log in with your school email …

iOS – Screen Recording

In this article we will demonstrate how to setup a staff iPad so that we can create a PowerPoint presentation video including narration. Step 1: Enable the screen recording option in the control centre Step 2: How to locate the screen record option The screen record function is located in the control panel applet. This …

Teams – Accessing Teams files using Windows Explorer

You can access files stored in Microsoft Teams via Windows Explorer using the X: Drive Step 1: Using the start menu select “This PC” Step 2: The X: Drive is listed under Devices and Drives Step 3: Inside this drive you should see all the Teams sites that you are a member of

Remote Working – Supporting Remote Working

Remote Working Please find below guidance on working around problems you may occur when working remotely Microsoft Teams Q: How do I login to teams? A: You use your school email address. i.e. 00astudent@ccs.northants.sch.uk and then your network password. You can login to teams here: Login to Teams Q: The teams app is crashing for …

Remote Desktop – Struggling with Remote Desktop Performance? Alternative Remote Working Guidance

If you are working in a location that has limited broadband capacity or wireless is limited in certain parts of your residence, you may find that having a continuous connection to the Remote Desktop is not feasible. This could impact your ability to work on the remote desktop successfully. This article aims to give school …

Outlook – Removing Cached Email Addresses

How to remove email addresses from the Auto-Complete List? When you type the first 3 characters in the To: field, Outlook will show the nicknames and automatic completion cache as a drop down list. You may have addresses that you want to remove from this list. You can refer to the following steps to remove …

Microsoft Forms – How to

Microsoft Forms is the school provided equivalent to Google Forms. We recommend using the school provided system to produce forms as part of our data protection requirement. https://support.office.com/en-us/article/sign-in-to-microsoft-forms-620daa7a-3e03-4013-8f92-5cce86210ef6

OneDrive – Setting up the client on a Personal PC

Setting up the Windows Client If you have not configured OneDrive before on your laptop Step 1: Start the OneDrive Client from the Start menu Step 2: Enter your school email address on the dialogue that appears You will then be asked to enter your school network password. Once you have done this, there will …

Removing Signatures from email

  Staff email accounts have a signature automatically applied to staff emails. This is to ensure a consistency of signature design and branding and to ensure the recipient can easily identify who has contacted them. If you have set a signature in either Outlook webmail or the Outlook Desktop application, you will need to remove …

Running a SIMS update manually

When a update to SIMS is published at the server end, it will install on your client automatically. This process is timed though and can mean that your client is out of date when you first login. You will normally see a error message of “Incompatible Database” appear when you login if your SIMS client …

Printing – Fixing printer issues on a Desktop Machine

If you are missing printers or your prints are not releasing as expected, you can run a tool to fix these issues. Under the letter P on the start menu, look for a icon called “Printer Assistant”         Run this program and then select the “Run fixes” button         …

SIMS Teacher App – Assessment

With the SIMS Teacher app, entering assessment data is quick and easy. Efficiently enter formative and summative judgements into the national curriculum programme of study and receive instant analysis on the same screen, helping you to monitor student performance. Quick access to this information helps teachers to focus on teaching and support pupil progress.

The SIMS Teacher app – General layout and navigation

The SIMS Teacher app has been designed with a simple easy-to-use interface, providing quick access to key information and class-based administration actions, including viewing student details, taking attendance, plus recording achievement and behaviour information. Please view the video below for a overview

SIMS Teacher App – Associating your device

In order to access the SIMS Teacher app you will need the following information (these will be emailed to your staff email address): • Device association code – this is required to authorise your Staff iPad for use with the SIMS Teacher app. • Account activation code – this is required to authorise your Teacher …

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iOS – Adding a Shared Calender to Outlook

Step 1: On the Calendar view, tap on your profile icon Step 2: Tap the “Add” calendar icon Step 3: Tap “Add Shared Calendars” Step 4: Search for user (or calendar name), tap the plus icon to add

Administration Task User Manuals

Avaya 1608 Phone User Manual Avaya 1608 Manual Avaya 1403 Phone User Manual Avaya 1403 Manual SIMS Quick Start Guide This can be viewed via the SIMS applications from the menu shown below

iPad – Setting up Wireless Login Agent

To access the school internet on a iPad, you need to enter your username and password into a network agent app. Once you have done this, your iPad should stay authenticated to the school system. Before you login to the agent, it needs to be configured with some school specific settings. The guide below shows …

Why is this Flash content not working?

Adobe Flash is being discontinued as a product in 2020. Flash player has long been criticised as a vector for security vulnerabilities and the slow performance of webpages. See Adobes own announcement: https://theblog.adobe.com/adobe-flash-update/ Major browser applications (Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Firefox) have already started the process of phasing out the ability of websites to play flash content, this …