SIMS Training

SIMS Basics

Course description

Developed from the popular SIMS Office User course, SIMS Basics is the ideal beginners course for finding your way around the system and performing frequent tasks, such as:

  • looking up student information
  • making adjustments to student details
  • sending letters home
  • dealing with leavers and admissions.
  • responding to information received about students and contacts
Capita SIMS Accreditation

Upcoming SIMS Basics courses

SIMS Basics Webinar

Webinar dates: 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th December 2020 – 10am -11am
Webinar dates: 18th, 19th, 20th and 21st January 2021 – 10am -11am

SIMS Basics Webinar is the ideal beginners overview for finding your way around the system and performing frequent tasks

1 hour presentation, 15 minutes Q&A | See key areas in SIMS in real time
Certificate provided on completion | All four remote sessions must be completed
£125 + VAT for all 4 sessions

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Full day London training course – TBC

Location: London – Swiss Cottage School, Development & Research Centre

Full Day Course with refreshments and a buffet lunch included – 10am to 4pm

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SIMS Basics for NQTs

SBS has created a remotely delivered training course to provide basic skills for NQTs to navigate SIMS.

Upcoming 2020 dates

Course/Modules Details Date Cost(£)
Module 1 – Teacher Basics – Initial Activities 45 Minutes

This module covers the key elements to finding your way around SIMS.

  • Familiarisation with SIMS/Permissions
  • Where to find help
  • Configuring your homepage
  • Finding a pupil’s details
  • Quick Search
  • Student Teacher View
Monday 7th December 2020
10am – 10:45am
Module 2 – Teacher Basics – Further Pupil Activities 45 Minutes

This module will explore your view and taking the register.

  • Investigating the links menu
  • Setting extra column for your register
  • Taking the register
  • Adding behaviour/achievement records
Tuesday 8th December 2020
10am – 10:45am
Module 3 – Teacher Basics – Reports and Assessments 45 Minutes

This module will investigate Assessment and your timetable.

  • Running basic reports
  • Running student list reports
  • Accessing assessment and entering grades (grade distribution)
  • What if i can’t see my timetable?
Wednesday 9th December 2020
10am – 10:45am

Can’t attend these dates?

We can also deliver training at your school!

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Target audience

  • new users of SIMS in the school office
  • new recruits
  • existing staff with new responsibilities
  • Looking for a job in a school? This course is ideal to give you the SIMS knowledge required to flourish

Knowledge required

No previous knowledge of SIMS is required, making this an ideal beginners course.

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