Downloading & installing Schoolcomms software

Installation from the website

  1. Close SIMS if it is open
  2. Browse to
  3. Select Download
  4. Select Run to start the installation package
  5. Follow the step by step instructions
  6. Once the installation has finished double click on the Schoolcomms icon that has automatically been installed on your desktop
  7. For existing licence holders, select Log in for account holders
  8. Enter your login credentials and select Login

Installing via the windows installer (MSI) package

  1. To install the MSI package for Schoolcomms navigate to


Minimum requirements

  1. Supported operating systems include: Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows server 2008 (inc. R2) and Windows server 2012
  2. 3.0 GHz (single core) Intel Pentium-class processor
  3. 2048 megabytes (MB) of RAM or higher
  4. 30 MB of hard disk space required plus 500 MB headroom. More will be needed if the setup process needs to install Microsoft .NET 4
  5. 1024 x 768 or higher-resolution display with 24-bit colour