Updating Student Data in Target Tracker

Modified on Fri, 26 Mar 2021 at 08:41 PM

From the Main Screen of Sims select Reports – Run report.

In the Report window select Focus / Student, and run TT V15.5 Pupil Update

After clicking Run the “Export as Text window” will popup as pictured below:

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Click on browse, go to a location of your choice and enter a name for the file and save it. Leave as the default type which is an xml file, then click OK on the 2 messages that pop up to confirm the file has been exported.

This file can then be used to update Target Tracker databases with contextual data, it will not update any assessment data.

Importing the file into Target Tracker

Log into Target Tracker as an Admin user, click on File – Import – Update Contextual as pictured below:

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The update contextual screen will appear as pictured below. Click the “Browse for a file” button and select the SIMS report from the location chosen previously and open it.

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Children highlighted in red will be removed and in green will be added. Everyone else will be updated, the updated data is highlighted in orange. Take care to check the leavers and new children carefully before continuing and completing the import.

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