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SIMS Managing Results Day

Course description

This Course explores all aspects of the examination results process including importing results into the software and analysing them to produce headline analyses on results day. Delegates will also explore queries and re-marks as well as more detailed analyses of subject area and individual class performance.
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Please note: This course will cover the new process for managing Performance Indicators.


Target audience

  • Staff with responsibility for handling external examination results
  • Staff with responsibility for producing analyses of examinations data who are familiar with SIMS Examinations Organiser software

Upcoming dates

Dates to be confirmed

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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Outcome

By the end of the course you will have learnt how to:

  • import results files
  • calculate PI information
  • run standard reports and analyses and exporting results to Excel
  • create and using results marksheets and editing results
  • use SIMS to perform group, aspect, result set and chance analyses of examination results data
  • create tracking marksheets with traffic lights to identify and target students
  • produce graphs and charts of various analyses
  • use SIMS Course Manager to allow heads of department to see departmental marksheets


Remote Preparing SIMS for Summer 2020 Results day and Reporting

Course description

SBS has created a remotely delivered training course to provide skills to prepare SIMS for results day and how to report on this.

The Course has 3 Modules and is currently being offered at a special discounted price of £95.

Target audience

  • Staff with responsibility for handling external examination results
  • Staff with responsibility for producing analyses of examinations data who are familiar with SIMS Examinations Organiser software

Upcoming 2020 remote dates

Course/Modules Details Date Cost(£)
Module 1 – Preparing SIMS to receive Exams Data 90 Minutes

  • Updating the QN files
  • Cloning the 2019 Performance measures file
  • Amending Performance measures for subjects, levels and boards (ks4 and ks5)
  • Checking basedata for QN and QCA codes
  • Ensuring examinations have been applied to courses
  • Setting up Embargo(es)
TBC £95
Module 2 – The process of importing files and PI Data Operations 90 Minutes

  • Checking EDI Directories
  • Requesting BTEC Base Data
  • Importing Files
  • Import Errors and dealing with them
  • KS2 Calculators
  • Creating and amending PI Cohort
  • Adding Non-EDI Results
  • Editing the PI Cohort
TBC
Module 3 – Reporting and Results Day 90 Minutes

Looking at the reports available in:

  • SIMS.net – PI Based Reports
  • Exams Organiser – Broadsheet, Student Statement of results etc

Possible Methods to distribute results:

  • Email
  • PDF Printing
  • Exporting to the Document Server
  • Collection in person
TBC

Knowledge Required

Experience of SIMS and of the examinations process in schools.

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Should you require any further information please talk to us on 0345 222 1551 • option 3.

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