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Managing the autumn School Census Return in SIMS

Webinar, Webinar
Course Tutors
Katie Lewis / Amanda Newmarch
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Target Audience
Administrative Staff / Bursars/Finance Staff / Business Managers
target audience
Course Types
Course categories
Academies and Schools (including EYFS) / Early Years PVI Settings / Further Education / Sixth-Form Colleges / Hertfordshire County Council / Parents / Pupils
Data Management (MIS)
Event Description
This webinar will provide step-by-step demonstrations on how to ensure the data contained within SIMS is entered correctly, ensuring the school receives the maximum entitled funding.

This includes:

  • giving an explanation of the key dates and changes

  • navigating and giving an explanation on each of the Census panels providing clear instructions for each

  • running the detail and summary reports and giving explanation to their contents

  • demonstrating how to quickly and efficiently clear any errors within the census prior to uploading to AnyComms+ or Collect

  • copying authorised returns should amendments be required

Secondary Schools/Academies: Please be aware that information relating to Post-16 is NOT covered in this session. Our Webinar on Thursday 16th September will navigate delegates through the processes required to prepare Post-16 data for the Autumn 2021 school census. Click here to book onto this event.
Training objectives

  • having a thorough understanding of the data collected by the DfE, via the school census, will help those responsible for the data in SIMS to check it is accurate and thereby ensuring maximum entitled funding

Learning outcomes
This live webinar is designed to support delegates in preparing their school census for the autumn return in SIMS.
Additional Information
The cost of this training is £49 (+VAT) per delegate.
Start Date
Thursday 23 September 2021
End Date
Thursday 23 September 2021
Closing Date
Wednesday 22 September 2021
11:00 - 12:15
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