SIMS Attendance

Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage, Robertson House, Six Hills Way
Course Tutors
Shaun Pinner
Admin Contact
Target Audience
Administrative Staff / Attendance Officers/Assistants / Office Managers / SIMS Users
target audience
Course Types
Course categories
Academies and Schools (including EYFS)
Data Management Services
Event Description
Learn how to use SIMS efficiently and effectively to record and maintain accurate statutory pupil attendance records. Using the integrated reports to correspond with parents and analyse attendance, trends and patterns can improve school attendance and ensure returns to the DfE run smoothly.
Training objectives
Learning outcomes
By attending the course, participants will:

  • learn how to enter registration marks

  • be able to deal with missing marks and unexplained absences, and be able to enter school closures through the school diary

  • learn how to manage part-time pupils

  • be able to produce letters to parents, chasing unauthorised absences or late arrivals

  • know how to print official registers and create reports for headteachers, governors and attendance improvement officers

Additional Information
Start Date
Tuesday 28 January 2020
End Date
Tuesday 28 January 2020
Closing Date
Monday 27 January 2020
09:30 - 12:30
Maximum Places
Maximum places per establishment
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