Frequently asked questions
Quick answers to some common questions.
Higher middle lower (HML) bands
FFT’s HML bands for target setting differ to the Department for Education fixed thresholds in that FFT rank all pupils...
Known issues – SIMS import
Item: Import error message when using a SIMS file. Area affected: Aspire Pupil SIMS import function Known issue: Due to...
Known issues – Targets not being populated
Area affected: Manage Target Setting / Targets generation via prepopulation. Targets not being generated automatically for a year Known issue:...
Northern Ireland and international schools
If you are a school from Northern Ireland or an International School please be aware there are separate support desks...
Not received activation email?
If the administrator has created your account for you and you have not received your activation email, this could be...
Value-added calculations (all key stages)
Pupil progress and value added The terms ‘value-added’ (‘VA’) and ‘progress’ refer to the same thing: the amount of progress...
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