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Pastoral Genie

Pastoral Genie v2.2.0 Release Notes

## [2.2.0] - 2020-12-03 ### Added - 18/19 Exclusion tables included. ### Fixed - Date formatting on 'Workings' sheet. - Removal of potential duplicate students that have left and rejoined the school. - Removal of students who have left prior to reporting window but...

Pastoral Genie v2.0.0 Release Notes

## [2.0.0] - 2019-03-04 ### Added - Dashboard Analysis - student Gender filter - student PPI filter - student SEN filter - Click through for student groups (as a whole) - 'FTE No. Days Total' added to Group and Ethnicity Analysis - 'FTEs - No. of Students with 2+'...

Pastoral Genie – Meanings & Methodology

The information below is also available within the Genie by hovering over the relevant column heading.  To calculate Percentages all the calculations shown are subsequently multiplied by 100. Attendance Columns (Red) % Absences Total session absence marks divided by...

Pastoral Genie v1.1.0 Release Notes

## [1.1.0] - 2019-11-28 ### Added - Exclude Reception option added - Exclude Y1-Y6 option added - Exclude Y7-11 option added - Option to complete analysis by 'Year' or 'Curriculum Year' added - House selection and filtering added - Exclude individual column added on...

Pastoral Genie v1.0.1 Release Notes

## [1.0.1] - 2019-11-21 ### Changed - email address in header to support@schoolgenies.co.uk ### Fixed - Exclusions not displaying correctly on 'Group Analysis' for 'FSM Current' and 'Not FSM Current' - 'Fixed Term Exclusion - Total' not displaying correctly on 'Half...

Initial Setup Guide

Once users have received the email containing the licence code and set up instructions, please click on the video below for easy step by step instructions on downloading and setting up the Pastoral Genie   Importing the Reports into SIMS Go to...

E1018 – Missing Licence Code

Error Message E1018 – Missing Licence Code Please enter your licence code on the Settings sheet. Explanation The Genie requires a licence to run. Please go to the Settings sheet and enter the licence code provided to you. This can be copied and pasted from the...

E1019 – Invalid Licence Code

Error Message E1019 – Invalid Licence Code Details of the error has been recorded in the error log. If the problem persists please contact support. Explanation The Genie requires a valid licence to run. Please go to the Settings sheet and check the code. If necessary,...

E1037 – Calendar Error

Error Message E1037 - Calendar Error You have an unusual calendar setup. Please contact School ICT Services for Support. Explanation The Genie needs to extract dates from your SIMS school calendar in order to calculate the half-terms. The calendar in your school is...

E1005 – Invalid Save Location

Error Message E1005 – Invalid save location This spreadsheet is unable to correctly function if ran from an online location. Explanation The Genie is unable to correctly function if it is run from an online location. Solution Ensure the Genie is saved locally and then...

E1021 – Licence Error

Error Message E1021 – Licence Error An error has occured with your licence. Please contact School ICT Services. Explanation A problem has occured with the licence code contained in the Genie. Please contact us so that this can be resolved.

W1022 – Invalid Save Location

Error Message W1022 – Invalid Save Location This spreadsheet will not function correctly if ran directly from an online location. Please download and save locally before running. Explanation The Genie needs to be saved on a local or network drive in order to function...

E1006 – Missing Report Option

Error Message E1006 – Missing Report Option Please enter a value  for [missing option] and try again. Explanation One or more of the parameters needed to run the SIMS reports are missing on the Welcome Page. Go to the Welcome Page and ensure that all of the options...

W1033 – Invalid End Date

Error Message W1033 – Invalid End Date It is not possible to run for future dates. The date has been substituted. Explanation The end date that has been entered in the Genie Welcome Page is after today. The Genie has replaced the end date entered with yesterday's...

E1007 – Missing Report Option

Error Message E1007 – Missing Report Option Please enter a value  for [missing option] and try again. Explanation One or more of the parameters needed to run the SIMS reports are missing on the Welcome Page. Go to the Welcome Page and ensure that all of the options...

W1038 – Invalid Save Location

Error Message W1038 - Invalid Save Location This function is not available while saved online. Please download and save locally before running. Explanation The Genie is unable to correctly function if it is run from an online location. Please save the Genie locally...

W1039 – No Option File Found

Error Message W1039 -No Option File Found No option file found. Please input settings manually. Explanation The Genie has searched but has not found an options file with setup information in the location. Please go to the Settings page and click Update Settings to...

W1040 – Invalid Save Location

Error Message W1040 -No Option File Found Unable to save error as spreadsheet is saved in an online location. Please download and save locally before running. Explanation The Genie is unable to save the error message because the Genie has not been saved to a local or...