i

Latest News

In the Know

Keeping you up to date with service news and forthcoming events.

Anycomms Complete

🚀 Exciting news! Anycomms has been upgraded to Anycomms+! 🆕 Schools sending files to the LA now need to use the faster, more secure, and easier Anycomms+. For assistance, contact our helpdesk at 01609 53 6086.

Meet our Operational Team Leader Sarah Addison

I have worked for NYES Digital, within our MIS team for the last 3 years. Previously to that I worked in a very busy school office ! I enjoy being able to support all of our lovely schools and I am always happy to help. I have recently been seconded into the...

Microsoft 365 A1 plus licence retirement

Office 365 A1 Plus for education will retire on August 1, 2024 Microsoft will retire the Office 365 A1 Plus program, an Office subscription that includes Office desktop apps for qualified schools that purchased Office institution-wide for faculty and staff. Previously...

Meta in Education

In the dynamic world of education, virtual reality (VR) and artificial intelligence (AI) are transforming classrooms. Meta, with its innovative approach, is playing a crucial role in merging traditional teaching methods with digital advancements, creating more...

SIMS Next Gen

Are you a SIMS school interested in  SIMS Next Gen? ESS are delivering a webinar on 21st May at 10am to show current SIMS schools their cloud based offering. If this is something you are interested in, please use the link below to join the webinar.

Census Day 2024

The Summer School Census 2024 takes place on Thursday 16th May. You can start to prepare your data in your School MIS now. Census help guides will be available on our website shortly, please contact the MIS team if you need any assistance with Census. The dedicated...

Heard about the Big Switch Off?

We’ve teamed up with NYNet and Apollo to provide support and clarity around the “Big Switch Off”. Rest assured, it’s not as daunting as it may seem, and we’re here to ensure that your communications remain uninterrupted throughout this transition. Watch the informative video here.

Looking for a new website?

Looking for a new website? Well look no further! Make yourself stand out from the crowd and enable visitors to find out about you and your services with our eye-catching custom designs. We build fully responsive compliant websites that meet your requirements whilst...

19th April 2023 – Issues with Microsoft 365 Application

Some users may be intermittently unable to view or access Microsoft 365 apps in Office.com User impact: Users may be intermittently unable to view or access Microsoft 365 apps in Office.com. More info: Users may see unexpectedly see a banner "New to Microsoft 365?...

Russell Dodson Testimonial

I have now been working 25 years for Education ICT Services. / Schools ICT / NYES Digital.   When I joined in 1997 we were a team of about 12. If you knew and understood the following you could probably fix 95% of IT problems in any North Yorkshire school: Novel...

Manage all your schools iPads and mobile devices from one place

…..with NYES Digital’s Mobile Device Management Service The benefit of using a mobile device management solution means that you are in complete control of what resources a student can see and access.  Screens can be fully customised to support different learners and...

Website Legislation Updates – September 2022

The Department for Education have recently updated their guidance for the information that schools maintained by their local authority should display on their websites School uniforms: In the 2022 to 2023 academic year schools are now required to publish their uniform...

Dorian’s 20 Years at NYES Digital

Meet our Operation Team Leader Dorian Robinson who has now reached 20 years at NYES Digital / SchoolsICT previous. We asked him for his comments: "20 Years has flown by and it's been a rollercoaster ride full of challenges. I've seen a lot of change since I started...

WEEE Recycling Update August 2022

Schools who subscribe to the NYES Digital WEEE Recycling contract can now keep old kit tidy and in one place ready for collection with our new storage options! Choose your container size; fill with your old electronics and computer equipment, then contact NYES Digital...

Add Q&A to a Teams meeting or webinar

Note: Q&A is Generally Available and must be set up through Meeting Options. Please see the Organizer set up and Microsoft 365 tenant admin documentation. Add Q&A You can add Q&A at any time in a Teams meeting. The instructions that follow are for adding...

Development Team Update – August 2022

Update from the Development Team In the IT industry there are still some widespread delays in the delivery of some items from our store. This is due to a number of factors including, but not limited to, the pandemic, global demand and component shortages. Our...

Server 2022 Sand Hutton

We now sell and fully support server 2022 and we are performing our first installation next week at Sand Hutton Primary School. This is an operating system upgrade from server 2012 where support runs out October 2023. Therefore leaving the school fully supported and...

Thinking of going serverless?

Over the summer we are installing Microsoft Intune in a number of Schools including Sharow C of E and Alverton Community Primary. Thinking of going serverless? Microsoft Intune provides flexibility and control for securing your data, regardless of the device with...

Farewell Yvonne

This week we say goodbye to Yvonne. This week we say goodbye to Yvonne.  Over the last 16 years Yvonne has played a vital role in the success of the MIS team, supporting schools firstly with RM Integris, and then rolling out, training and supporting schools with SIMS,...

The NYES Digital Online Webinar

Securely Connected - Cyber essentials 24th May 2022, 10:00 – 11:30am, Teams online seminar Invest just 90 minutes of your time to learn how to your school can stay Securely Connected by joining the NYES Digital Technology Update seminar. Why should I attend? Now, more...

Schools ICT to NYES Digital

We would like to take this opportunity to tell you about some big changes happening with our company over the next few months. Schools ICT has been providing ICT services to schools for 27 years now. On April 1st this year, in line with the other Traded Services, we...

Arbor MIS

Introducing Arbor the latest addition to our MIS portfolioArbor MIS gives schools the tools they need to work better today and be ready for tomorrow. Free staff from busywork, work more collaboratively, and stay connected on the cloud – so your whole team has a shared...

Cyber Security & Awareness Training

We've teamed up with BoxPhish to offer schools a Cyber Security & Awareness learning journey. In over 90% of cyber attacks, there is a human element that has failed, so let's hear directly from BoxPhish why training is the way to strengthen your defences with the...

Suspected ParentPay Hack

A statement from Parent Pay IT Security team, December 22, 2020 As is being widely reported, SolarWinds recently suffered a security breach, potentially impacting tens of thousands of SolarWinds customers worldwide. As a user of SolarWinds, as soon as ParentPay were...