Surpass Developments in Progress

This article was last updated on 13/11/2020.

About: This article is designed to give early sight of new features planned for Surpass, along with wireframes and videos where available. In the 'Coming Soon' section you will find features that are currently in development and are likely to come in the next release. In the 'Further Ahead' section, you can see features that are scheduled for future releases. Features are categorised by the area of the system which they affect. More detail can be found by selecting the feature number which takes you to the entry on the customer portal.This article is updated regularly, so do check back for updates.

Remember: This article is designed to give an indication of planned features only. All features listed here are subject to change.

Coming Soon



Test Administration


Feature: HTML ‘Schedule’ screen (F6022, F6028, F6029, F6031F6032, F6168)
Details: The ‘Schedule’ screen will have a toggle to switch between ‘Flash’ and a new ‘HTML’ view. This new screen will include the following functionality:
  • Schedule a test session
  • Edit a test session
  • Delete a test session
  • Print Invigilation Pack
Wireframes: https://xd.adobe.com/view/9e400256-1f54-4c92-bfff-4802e2028e35-cb13/ https://xd.adobe.com/view/871d402e-3363-4ea0-9186-c5d9471fb416-d24e/ https://xd.adobe.com/view/74caef9d-fb8c-4a4a-ad51-4afe56fbe9ad-2199
Video: Unavailable
Product Owners: Victoria Coble, Alex Boocker, Phoebe McLaughlin

Feature: HTML ‘Invigilate’ screen enhancements (F6074, F6075, F6077, F6079, F6081, F6142)
Details: The following functionality will be added to the ‘Invigilate’ screen:
  • Candidate Resume Code
  • Customisation of columns in 'Site Settings’ 
  • ‘Downloaded to SecureClient’ filter 
  • Modify Duration
  • Modify Submission Date
  • Re-assign User Associations
  • The option to 'Take on Paper' and 'Upload Responses'
Wireframes: https://xd.adobe.com/view/3f8b74a3-5b7a-4e69-a934-a34142a67e96-6ad8/ https://xd.adobe.com/view/3271fffb-c170-403f-b7b8-0b2924900817-6722/ https://xd.adobe.com/view/3271fffb-c170-403f-b7b8-0b2924900817-6722/screen/f4e7e976-a465-4b4d-86f9-4c05f62629aa/ https://xd.adobe.com/view/21f268d6-a23a-4674-9ff0-e6dc40faa215-74a1/ https://xd.adobe.com/view/99ef779a-7845-4bb1-8845-9fb2c9469754-ccbc/ https://xd.adobe.com/view/ddb42dbd-cbfa-4941-9aec-6033c5fc174a-88e7/
Video: Unavailable
Product Owners: Victoria Coble, Alex Boocker

Feature: Enable default filters in ‘Results’ Screen (F6170)
Details: This feature will apply the same default filters enabled on the ‘Result’ and ‘Completed Date’ columns in the ‘Flash’ screen to the ‘HTML’ view. This ensures that voided tests do not appear by default.
Wireframes: Unavailable
Video: Unavailable
Product Owner: Phoebe McLaughlin

Feature: Search within filters in HTML Test Administration screens (F6102)
Details: This feature will allow you to search within the ‘Centre’ and ‘Subject’ filters in the ‘Schedule’ screen; the ‘State’, ‘Test Name’, and ‘Subject’ filters in the ‘Invigilate’ screen; and the ‘Subject’ and ‘Result’ filters in the ‘Results’ screen.
Wireframes: https://xd.adobe.com/view/1dd9d57c-35eb-4477-af16-436c2d893676-488a/
Video: Unavailable
Product Owner: Alex Boocker

Feature: Multi-select rows in HTML Test Administration screens (F6133)
Details: This feature will make the ability to multi-select rows in the ‘Schedule’, ‘Invigilate’, and ‘Results’ screens more intuitive by adding a checkbox column to the grid.
Wireframes: https://xd.adobe.com/view/f996a458-5db9-41ad-a2ca-e5a190b9dea0-acc5/
Video: Unavailable
Product Owner: Alex Boocker

Feature: Improve ‘Reset Filters’ button in HTML Test Administration screens (F6167)
Details: The ‘Reset Filters’ button in the ‘Schedule’, ‘Invigilate’, and ‘Results’ screens will become disabled when no filters are applied.
Wireframes: Unavailable
Video: Unavailable
Product Owner: Phoebe McLaughlin

Further Ahead



Development for 12.25 has started and this section will be updated shortly.

Surpass Release Information

  1. Upcoming Surpass Release Schedules
  2. Surpass Developments in Progress
  3. Surpass Known Issues
  4. Surpass 12.23 Release Information (November 2020)
  5. Surpass 12.22 Release Information (June 2020)
  6. Surpass 12.21 Release Information (June 2020)
  7. Surpass 12.20 Release Information (November 2019)
  8. Surpass 12.19 Release Information (August 2019)
  9. Surpass 12.18 Release Information (April 2019)
  10. Surpass 12.17.1 Release Information (February 2019)
  11. Surpass Release 12.16 Information (October 2018)
  12. Release 12.15 Minor Update (September 2018)
  13. Surpass Release 12.15 Information (August 2018)
  14. Surpass Release 12.14 Information (June 2018)
  15. Surpass Release 12.13 Information (April 2018)
  16. Release 12.12 Minor Update (January 2018)
  17. Surpass Release 12.12 Information (January 2018)
  18. Surpass Release 12.11 Information (October 2017)
  19. Surpass Release 12.10 Information (July 2017)
  20. Surpass Release 12.9 Information (May 2017)
  21. Surpass Release 12.8 Information (March 2017)
  22. Surpass Release 12.7 Information (December 2016)
  23. Surpass Release 12.6 Information (October 2016)
  24. Surpass Release 12.5 Information (August 2016)
  25. Release 12.4 Minor Update (July 2016)
  26. Surpass Release 12.4 Information (June 2016)
  27. Release 12.3 Minor Update (May 2016)
  28. Surpass Release 12.3 Information (March 2016)
  29. Release 12.2 Minor Update (Feb 2016)
  30. Surpass Release 12.2 Information (December 2015)
  31. Surpass Enterprise Release 11.11
  32. Surpass Enterprise Release 11.9
  33. Surpass Enterprise Release 11.7 (September 2015)
  34. Release 12.0 Information (July 2015)
  35. Release 1.6.1 Information (May 2015)
  36. Surpass Enterprise Release 11.6 (May 2015)
  37. Release 1.6 Information (March 2015)
  38. Release 1.5 Information (December 2014)
  39. Release 1.4 Information (August 2014)
  40. Release 1.3.1 Information (July 2014)
  41. Release 1.2 Information (February 2014)

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