That looks good Gary, I'll pass this around. what
do you use for your exams
entries and is it compliant with the latest format?
I have not started on the exams yet, but it will be cpmliant when it
The exams will come as a natural consequence of developing the schema for the
rest of the data.
----- Original Message -----
From: "garry saddington" <garry(a)joydiv.fsnet.co.uk>
Sent: Thursday, March 18, 2004 8:12 AM
Subject: Re: [suse-linux-uk-schools] Timetables and all that stuff
On Wednesday 17 March 2004 15:53, Seb James
> On Wed, 2004-03-17 at 15:30, adrian.wells wrote:
> > Thanks, I'll take a look (walks acroos campus...)
> > Are there any web based ones available since we're all windowy here.
> > had the sims/.net
sales people sniffing
about! Hows the schools
going, is anyone using it?
I've heard that something like this is being developed at Skegness
Grammar school. Not sure if it has been open sourced yet, but I believe
the intention may have been to do so. That's Garry Saddington doing
that. He has based it on Plone and I've seen an early version of it
Parts of it are in use at Skegness Grammar see www.scholarpack.org
details. I am still actively developing this to
be a complete MIS for
schools, not a modular thing that extorts money at each purchase . It is
designed from the ground up around a MySQL database schema nad users Zope
XML technologies to handle all government
requirements (CTF,CBDS and
> simply - there is a large PDF to follow for SIMS! My present job is not
> giving me much time for development and so if any offers are forthcoming
> I may be tempted!
> > We'd like to be involved in developing or improving this sort of
> > application and have contacts with a couple of schools who are also
> > interested in a SIMS alternative.
> > Would you or anyone else be interested in funding continued development
> > on an Open Source SIMS alternative?
> > regards,
> > Seb James
> > --
> > Managing Director, Educational Systems, Hypercube Systems Ltd
> > Providing Open Source ICT solutions for schools.
> > Tel: 0845 458 0277 Web: www.hypercubesystems.co.uk
> > Mob: 07900 958964 Email: seb(a)hypercubesystems.co.uk
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