Would you like to take part in the new pilot for attendance data?
  January 18 2021

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GOV.UK has sent out the following invitation for all state funded schools to take part. (This does not include Nursery Schools.) Invitation to take part in a pilot to automate the daily collection o...
A helping hand for the daily SAGE form
  June 15 2020

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Temporary attendance codes have been made available to help schools report back to the DfE. Capita have produced Patch 25870 that will temporarily make codes 7,8,9 and Y available within Edit Marks ...
New Attendance Reports for SIMS from SBS
  June 03 2020

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Reporting on I, X, and Y just got easier with new attendance reports from SBS. Following on from the latest guidance from the DfE, Schools should resume taking the attendance register when more grou...
Reporting on staff and student absences due to the Coronavirus
  March 25 2020

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Schools will have a huge number of staff and students absent due to the COVID-19 virus. Here at SBS we have designed two reports to help you analyse your absences/attendance data based on those very ...
Y Code - Exceptional Circumstances for COVID-19
  March 16 2020

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Y CODE - Exceptional Circumstances for COVID-19 - Self-Isolating Pupils Please follow the instructions below for entering a Y Code for Self-Isolating Pupils. Creating an Exceptional Circumstance in...
COVID-19 Guidance for Education Settings
  March 05 2020
Guidance for schools and other educational settings in providing advice about the novel coronavirus, COVID-19 This guidance will assist schools and other educational settings in providing advice for...
SIMS Attendance and Attendance Reporting Course
  March 02 2020

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SIMS Attendance and Attendance Reporting Course coming this March This course provides a comprehensive overview of SIMS Attendance and how it can facilitate your attendance procedures. Delivered b...
Free ASP product for schools and MATs - Arbor Insight
  November 20 2019

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Completely Free Performance Analysis Tool for every school and MAT Arbor Insight is a completely free performance analysis tool that benchmarks your school’s performance against the national avera...
Known Issue with SIMS Attendance 'Today's Register Report'
  May 03 2017

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Many schools have reported an issue with running the Today's Register Report via Reports | Attendance | Whole Group Pupil Reports. When clicking 'OK' to Run a Screen Based report, the following err...
Is your school going to be used as a polling station?
  May 02 2017

MIS

If so, you will need to add the school closure as an Exceptional Circumstance in SIMS using the '#' code. Creating an Exceptional Circumstance in SIMS Select Focus | Attendance (or Lesson Monitor...