SIMS Standard Reporting Webinar
  December 01 2020
SBS has created a 90 minute webinar to help provide you with the skills to create, run and edit reports in SIMS We have created a page on our website providing more details, and the training will b...
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...
CFR Framework Changes
  April 15 2019
There has been two changes to the CFR Framework for the financial year 2019/20. The Consistent Financial Reporting (CFR) framework provides a standard template for all maintained schools to collec...
Statutory Analysis Reports for KS1 and KS2
  February 07 2017

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Capita have recently updated their KS1 and KS2 analysis tools to incorporate the revised measures for 2015/16. These can be downloaded from the links further down the page (refer to the steps shown o...
Gender pay gap reporting webinar
  January 13 2017
Gender pay gap reporting webinar We uncovered a useful webinar on gender pay gap reporting by XpertHR which might be of interest to a number of academies and independent schools. The aim of the webi...
SIMS for Safeguarding
  December 02 2016

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With Ofsted placing greater emphasis on safeguarding than ever before, it is essential that staff in schools are aware of their responsibilities and have confidence in the monitoring systems that are...
Children Missing Education - New statutory guidance from the DfE
  November 03 2016

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On 1st September 2016, new statutory procedures were introduced by the DfE with regard to Children Missing Education. The DfE Children Missing Education statutory guidance document states that: ...
SIMS Summer release is available now
  July 06 2016

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The SIMS Summer Release is now available and includes several enhancements and new areas of functionality. We are currently contacting schools to book a time to carry out the upgrade remotely. Her...
New SIMS Data Collection Sheet
  June 23 2016

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Following our recent blog post about the new Autumn Census data items we have created a new Data Collection Sheet for import into SIMS which includes the new fields for Pupil Nationality and Country...
End of Key Stage – Scaled Scores
  April 28 2016

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The month of May heralds end of key stage test time. As you will be aware, pupils studying the new national curriculum will not be assessed using levels; instead, levels will be replaced by scaled s...