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SIMS for new users

Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage, Robertson House, Six Hills Way
Course Tutors
Michelle Holton
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Target Audience
Administrative Staff / Office Managers / SIMS Users
target audience
Course Types
Course categories
Academies and Schools (including EYFS)
Data Management Services
Event Description
This course is designed for staff new to the post of administrator, or staff who have received handover training from a colleague but have received no formal training in SIMS. Delegates will learn how to use SIMS pupil data effectively and efficiently, by entering and editing pupil records and contact information. Manage the transfer of pupils into and out of school, and learn how to access information speedily by running reports held in SIMS.
Training objectives
Learning outcomes
By attending the course, participants will:

  • add and edit pupil details and their contacts, manage sibling pupils and add basic staff details

  • be aware of the school diary, add medical needs and dietary requirements, and access links in pupil details to get information quickly

  • be confident in the use of 'Common Transfer File' (CTF) and how to import and export pupil data and be aware of SEN, most able and adding exclusions

  • be able to run simple reports based on pupil data, and manage and maintain lookup tables

  • learn how to use the housekeeping routines, access links and obtain information from the Hertfordshire Grid for Learning

Additional Information
Start Date
Monday 9 March 2020
End Date
Monday 9 March 2020
Closing Date
Sunday 8 March 2020
09:30 - 16:30
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