Merchant Taylors School
Merchant Taylors organised a meeting to see a demonstration of iSAMS, as they were aware that a large number of schools have moved from their current MIS Capita SIMS. After an initial demonstration to a steering committee we were invited back to present a broader demonstration to a wider number of staff. Feedback following our second presentation was very positive and we were extremely pleased when we were informed that they would like to implement iSAMS to go live from October this year.
Wellington College International Tianjin
Staff from WCIT visited our stand at the bett show earlier this year and arranged for us to visit the school in February in order to discuss a potential move from WCBS to iSAMS. The school is centrally located on a newly purpose-built campus in the city of Tianjin and is designed in the distinctive classical style of the College in the UK. Following a full day demonstration, a unanimous decision was quickly made to implement iSAMS as the schools new academic and administration system from September 2013. They will also be the latest customer to use our Fee Billing module.
Wellington College International Shanghai
The new Shanghai campus will be opening in August 2014. We will be implementing a system over the Summer holidays to enable the school to manage their admissions process and a full suite of academic modules will be made available closer to when the school is ready to open. We are delighted to welcome them as our third school in China.
Wells Cathedral School
We have been in discussions with the school since 2011 as they planned their move away from Serco Facility. Having met with various groups of academic and administration staff, we were very pleased to be informed that we had made it down to the final two suppliers they were considering. We were invited to present an all-day demonstration of our system and the response we received from staff was fantastic. Shortly after this visit the school confirmed that iSAMS was their preferred MIS.
Royal Grammar School Guildford
We are delighted to confirm that RGS Guildford will now be using iSAMS to manage their Examination process. The system will be implemented during the summer and the Examinations Officeer will start using iSAMS from September.
Wolverhampton Grammar School
Having reviewed numerous MIS solutions as a potential replacement for Facility, we are delighted to have been selected as the schools new partner. The school will be implementing a comprehensive suite of iSAMS modules and we look forward to working with them school over the coming months, as they plan to launch iSAMS as soon possible.
Kirkham Grammar School
We are very pleased to announce Kirkham Grammar are the latest school to join iSAMS. We have been in discussion with the school over the last 18 months and have visited the school on several occasion to demonstrate iSAMS to a broad range of staff. We are now planning the implementation phase of the schools move away from Facility. We look forward to developing a successful relationship with the school.
iSAMS were invited to tender for the contract to supply Canford School with a replacement MIS solution to replace their comprehensive in-house system. Following extensive research into most products, we are delighted to have been chosen as the School’s preferred partner. We will work closely with the academic team to extract the existing data from the in-house systems and Canford will aim to go live from January 2013.
The Wellington Academy
iSAMS were invited to meet with the Principal and some members of the SLT. The Academy were running a pilot with Progresso and unfortunately it was not delivering what the Academy needed. The Academy requested references from some existing iSAMS schools and following these positive reviews we were delighted to hear that we were going to replace Progresso with iSAMS. The Academy went live after the October half term.
Harrogate Ladies’ College
The Harrogate Ladies’ College had used CMIS Facility by Serco for a number of years before agreeing to replace it with iSAMS. We were invited to present our solution to a broad range of staff members and Capita SIMS were also invited to present on the same day. Following our successful demonstrations we were delighted to be selected as the preferred supplier. The school are looking forward to a summer launch. We were delighted to add Harrogate Ladies’ to our growing list of GSA Schools.
Following a series of successful visits to the school to demonstrate iSAMS to the SMT and the teaching and admin faculty, we are delighted that Culford school will be implementing iSAMS for a September 2013 launch. Culford will be moving from Capita SIMS and are looking forward to the use of the additional functionality offered by iSAMS. All staff are excited about the idea of getting to grips with a new MIS.
We are very excited to announce that Amnuay Silpa will soon become our second school in Bangkok, after agreeing to replace SchoolBase with iSAMS. Amnuay Silpa is one of the original and best performing bilingual schools in Bangkok and their 80 year long history includes educating 5 Prime Ministers of Thailand. We are in the process of migrating the schools existing data to iSAMS and they will go live when the new school term begins in May.
Britannica International School, Shanghai
Britannica International will be the third school within the Orbital Education group to launch iSAMS, following in the footsteps of successful implementations at Britannica International School, Hungary and Baleares International College, Spain. They will also be our first school in China. The new school is accommodated in a newly refurbished custom-built school. It has a capacity for 750 pupils from 3 to 18 years of age. We look forward to working with the staff over the coming months.
Moreton Hall School
We have been in talks with Moreton Hall for the past 12 months as they have assessed a number of management information systems that will allow them to improve the current processes of assessment and reporting and parental engagement. We are extremely pleased that the school have selected iSAMS as their preferred MIS partner and we will be launching a hosted solution for them during the Summer term. The school will be migrating away from Furlong Solutions SchoolBase system.
The Banda School
Joining a growing number of schools across Africa using iSAMS, The Banda School will be launching iSAMS as their new MIS. The installation is currently underway and we will be replacing the existing in-house systems. The Banda is set on a beautiful thirty acre site adjacent to the Nairobi National Park, on the outskirts of Kenya’s capital, Nairobi.
Following an extensive review of both other suppliers of management information systems and the current Capita SIMS database, Churcher’s College have agreed to implement a comprehensive iSAMS system. After a successful all-day demonstration and positive reviews received from existing iSAMS clients, the school felt strongly that iSAMS was the system that best suited their needs. They will also be replacing Furlong Solutions FeeMaster with iSAMS Fees Billing.
Junior King’s School
iSAMS are delighted to announce that we will be installing a new MIS for Junior King’s as they look to provide an increased levels of functionality to all school staff. They will be moving from CJM’s SchoolManager system and are already looking forward to the implementation of iSAMS for a September launch. We will be working closely with staff during the implementation phase to provide training and support in the transfer of existing school data.
St. Louis Milan
We were invited to demonstrate iSAMS at St. Louis School in April, as they carried out a search for an MIS to replace the existing in-house system, made up of numerous databases and individual spreadsheets. Impressed with the intuitive nature of iSAMS and the ability to manage all of their data within a single system, they selected us as their new partner and will become our first school in Italy. The St. Louis School of Milan is a private International school catering for 800 pupils. Their curriculum is based on the British National Curriculum with the option of an Italian stream for children fluent in Italian.
We are very pleased to announce that Sunningdale have selected iSAMS as their preferred MIS. A decision to launch iSAMS was made very quickly following on from a meeting with the Head Master and Deputy Head, who were both very impressed by the depth of functionality provided within our new Prep School package. They will be replacing the current in-house system and going live from September 2013. Sunningdale is a small preparatory boarding school for boys’, based in Berkshire.
St Mary’s Worcester
iSAMS has been selected as the chosen MIS ahead of a number of alternative solutions, as we provided the best match for the schools requirements. We look forward to working with them over the coming months installing the system. St Mary’s was recently rated the best small independent school outside London for A levels by The Daily Telegraph and ranked among the top 200 schools in England and the best in Worcester for A levels in the secondary school league tables.
Ackworth School have been using SIMS from Capita for a number of years but very few staff really utilised the system. It was recently decided that the time was right to extend the use of the management system to more staff and add an increased level of functionality. The decision was made to also look at what a new system might be able to offer the school and we were very happy when they informed us of their wish to move to iSAMS. A full launch of the system is planned for January 2014.
Eton End School
We are delighted that Eton End have made the decision to implement iSAMS and become the latest school to invest in our new Prep School package. The school will be migrating from Double First Engage and staff are very much looking forward to working on the new system when they return from the summer holidays.
We are excited to announce that Peterhouse School will be installing iSAMS as their new management system from September. They join a growing number of schools in Africa using iSAMS. Peterhouse is a group of schools which consists of Peterhouse Boys, Peterhouse Girls, Springvale House Preparatory School and Peterhouse Nursery school. Peterhouse is widely regarded as Zimbabwe’s top independent boarding school and one of the premier independent schools in Southern Africa.
The Shrubbery School
Our new Prep School package continues to grow in popularity and The Shrubbery School are the latest adopters to sign up with iSAMS. Having reviewed the market unsuccessfully for a number of years, we are very pleased that they have decided to partner with us. Founded in 1930, The Shrubbery is the longest established fully co- educational private school for three to eleven year olds in the area.
The English International School Moscow
EIS are the latest school within the Orbital Education group to install iSAMS. Their system has been installed and they are currently being trained in preparation to launch iSAMS from September. Based in East Moscow, EIS is a small, British style, international school, offering the English National curriculum to children of primary and secondary age.
Valence School are replacing Capita SIMS with iSAMS and will launch their new iSAMS system in September. The school were introduced to iSAMS at a regional group meeting for Exams Officer’s in Kent. Following a number of presentations we were delighted to welcome our fist maintained school as an iSAMS client.
Educore Group of Schools
We are delighted to announce that Educore Group of Schools chose to implement iSAMS across their schools based in Zambia. The group reviewed a number of alternative systems and we were very pleased that iSAMS was the preferred partner for this exciting project. They join the rapidly growing number of schools in Africa now using iSAMS.
Part of the Educore Group Trident Prep will go live with iSAMS in September.
Part of the Educore Group, Trident College will go live with iSAMS in September.
Part of the Educore Group, Kalumbila School will go live with iSAMS in September.
Part of the Educore Group, Katikaka School will go live with iSAMS in September.
Duke of Kent School
We are very pleased to announce that the Duke of Kent have selected iSAMS as their preferred MIS. A decision to launch iSAMS was made very quickly following a meeting with the Head, IT Department and Governors who were all impressed by the depth of functionality provided via our system. They will be replacing the current in-house system and going live from September 2013.
International School Seychelles
ISS is the latest international school to join iSAMS and we are very pleased that they have selected iSAMS as their preferred MIS partner. During presentations of iSAMS, staff were surprised to see how integrated and advanced iSAMS was in comparison to some of the other products that they had looked at and used previously. The decision to implement iSAMS was made very quickly but sadly didn’t require an on-site visit! We look forward to launching the schools system in the coming months.
The Samworth Enterprise Academy
iSAMS were invited to present to members of the SLT and Key Stakeholders during an all-day demonstration at the Academy. Following the all-day demo we were delighted when awarded the contract to replace Facility/CMIS/Progresso. The Academy will go live in September and look forward to running iSAMS as their new MIS. We are very pleased to welcome another Academy as a new client.
The Leys School
The Leys are the latest Methodist School to join iSAMS. Following a number of demonstrations to key personal, iSAMS were chosen as the replacement MIS. The incumbent system was CMIS/Facility. The school were going to run the systems in parallel but decided to go live with iSAMS from the outset as it was so well received by all staff.
Worth invited a number of suppliers to respond to the Requirements Tender. iSAMS were shortlisted and invited to present iSAMS to the SMT. We were delighted when Worth confirmed that iSAMS were the chosen provider. Worth School will go live with iSAMS during the October Half Term. We look forward to welcoming another large HMC School to iSAMS.
University Technical College (UTC) Royal Borough of Greenwich
The UTC Greenwich originally met with iSAMS at Bett 2013 following recommendation from the Independent Sector. We were invited to tender for the supply of the MIS and were thoroughly delighted when awarded with our first UTC. The UTC’s are a very good fit for the iSAMS MIS. They need a flexible system that will adapt to their uniqueness.
English International School, Moscow
The English International School are a new addition to the Orbital Education Group and we are very pleased to be adding another school to our rapidly growing list of international clients. We look forward to working with the school and the management team during the process of implementing iSAMS.
University Technical College (UTC) Daventry
The UTC Daventry were introduced to iSAMS through the work we were doing with UTC Greenwich. Following a demonstration to the Principal and his team it was agreed that iSAMS was the preferred MIS and the College will launch iSAMS when they open in September. We look forward to welcoming another UTC to iSAMS.
Cranleigh Abu Dhabi
iSAMS have been working with Cranleigh School UK for several years. We were invited to meet with the Senor Management who were leading this exciting project. As the incumbent MIS to Cranleigh UK, the decision to implement iSAMS in Abu Dhabi was a relatively easy one. The new School have been using a hosted version of iSAMS for applicant registration. The School will open its doors in September 2014 and will be the largest campus in Abu Dhabi. We look forward to rolling out the rest of the iSAMS system next year.
University Technical College (UTC) Lincoln
The UTC Lincoln were also introduced to iSAMS via Greenwich and the Baker Dearing Trust. We meet with the Principal who agreed that iSAMS was by far the most advanced and intuitive system she had reviewed. The Principal agreed to implement iSAMS and wanted it installed year early. Lincoln do not open their doors until September 2014 but will use a hosted iSAMS to administer all of the applicants and pre-populate the MIS ready for launch. We are very pleased to welcome another UTC to iSAMS.
Fresh Start for Kids
Fresh Start for Kids is a specialist independent tutoring company working with children across the UK. Their primary purpose is to provide children excluded from school with individualised, child-centred, high-quality education programmes designed to help them return back to regular school education. iSAMS wanted to help Fresh Start so agreed to significantly reduce the licence fee in order to give them a powerful yet flexible MIS that they would not normally be able to afford. We are very pleased that Fresh Start approached iSAMS and that we were able to help them.
Epsom College in Malaysia
iSAMS have been working with Epsom College UK since 2010. We were invited to meet with the Senior Management in Kuala Lumpar . As the incumbent MIS to Epsom UK, the decision to implement iSAMS in Malaysia was a relatively easy one as members of the SMT were already iSAMS users. The new School has Tan Sri Dr Tony Fernandes (an old Epsomian himself) as the Chair of Governors. Dr Tony Fernandes founded Air Asia is also CEO of the Tune Group of companies, Team Principal of Caterham Formula One racing and co-owner of the football team, Queen’s Park Rangers. We look forward to working with the Senior Management team as we prepare to launch iSAMS around Easter 2014.
British School of Kurdistan
We were invited to review iSAMS with a view to replacing the in-house system that was currently in place. Following a meeting at our Head Office in Northampton it was agreed that iSAMS were the preferred supplier. Following a webex session with the SMT, it was agreed that the school would go live with iSAMS in September. We are very pleased to welcome another International School.
The King’s School in Macclesfield
The King’s School used CMIS Facility by Serco for a number of years before replacing it with iSAMS. We were delighted to be chosen as the preferred MIS provider. We worked closely with the steering committee throughout the transfer and install, looking forward to a September launch. We were delighted to add King’s to our growing list of “Diamond” structured schools.
St Mary’s Calne
St Mary’s had been using PASS/3SYS by WCBS for their Administration and Academic management for a number of years. The school were not actively reviewing the current MIS when they attended an iSAMS seminar at Marlborough College but instantly saw the benefits of iSAMS. Following the Seminar, we were invited to present iSAMS to a number of key staff later that term. St Mary’s felt that there were enough improvements in iSAMS from an academic point of view, to justify changing their MIS. We are delighted to welcome another GSA School to iSAMS.