SIMS Standard Reporting Course

SIMS Standard Reporting Course coming this February

This course introduces the user to the report designing process in SIMS with the objective to extract useful information from the Pupil/Student database in a variety of formats.

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February SIMS Training Courses

February SIMS Training Courses from SBS

Take a look at the February SIMS Training Courses from SBS and see what we have to offer!

Our SIMS training courses are ideal for maximising the use of your system, training your team or to prepare you for a new role in a school.

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IMPORTANT – SIMS Census Exclusion Issue

IMPORTANT – SIMS Census Exclusion Issue

Is SIMS Census exclusion data being reported correctly in your Spring Census?

There has been an issue with reporting SIMS Census Exclusion data in SIMS. If this issue affects you a patch is required before you upload the census.

Please read our blog for full details.

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The end of Windows 7 and what this means for ICT security

The end of Windows 7 and what this means for ICT security

As of today, the 14th January 2020, Microsoft will no longer be supporting Windows 7!

Please read our blog for information on what this news entails and how schools and MATs should respond.

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MIS Spring Census 2020 guidance

MIS Spring Census guidance 2020

It’s the Spring School Census this week and to get you going with it we’ve provided the Producing the Census guides for you, along with some key information and some common issues.

Please read our blog for information on how to perform your census in Arbor, Capita SIMS or ScholarPack.

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Term-time only staff may be owed backdated holiday pay

Term-time only staff may be owed backdated holiday pay

A revision in the NJC Green Book has led to a calculation of term-time only staff holiday pay issue being highlighted.

Do you know the impact this could have on your school?

This blog provides guidance for users of SBS Budgets, our new look budget management software as part of the SBS Online evolution.

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The SBS MIS team completes Arbor accreditation

The SBS MIS team completes Arbor accreditation

We’re delighted to announce that we have become an accredited support provider for Arbor MIS. The Arbor accreditation team visited the SBS Milton Keynes office recently to complete our accreditation.

Please see our blog to find out more.

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Free ASP product for schools and MATs – Arbor Insight

Free ASP product for schools and MATs – Arbor Insight

Arbor Insight is a completely free performance analysis tool that benchmarks your school’s performance against the national average. It allows you to drill down to uncover which student groups are driving over and under performance.

Please see our blog to find out more.

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School Workforce Census 2019

School Workforce Census 2019

Half term has been and gone and now it’s time to start looking towards School Workforce Census 2019 (and the final stretch to Christmas!)

Please view our recent blog for more details and some guides to help you out. If required, SBS can complete the return for you.

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We’re holding our next Data Management Forum on 26th Nov

We’re holding our next Data Management Forum on 26th Nov

Did you know about our Data Management Forums?

These sessions are a great way of networking and being able to speak to other schools to see how they deal with their daily challenges.

Please note we are also holding a series of SIMS training courses and webinars in November and December that may interest you.

See our blog to find out more.

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