SIMS training: Find a course

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  • Academic Management

    1 Day
    • Secondary

    This course explores procedures for allocating students to curriculum structures, including bands and classes, and maintaining class memberships. The functionality of class list and timetable printing in SIMS, and the curriculum analysis reports, are also covered.

    2 upcoming courses

    Scheduled courses:

    1. 27 Jan 2017
      Classroom
      Swindon
      £195 (Discount rate for schools with an enhanced support contract).
      £250 (all other schools).
    2. 28 Feb 2017
      Worcester
      £140 (Discount rate for schools with an IBS support contract).
      All other schools - Call 0844 893 9000.
  • Academic Management

    1 Day
    • Independent

    This course explores procedures for allocating pupils to curriculum structures, including bands and classes, and maintaining class memberships. The functionality of class list and timetable printing in SIMS, and the curriculum analysis reports, are also covered.

    Call us today on 0844 893 9000 to enquire about this course.

  • Advanced Reporting with Excel Analysis

    2 Days
    • Secondary

    Explore the use of SIMS to extract and analyse data, including how to automate reporting and analysis, enabling your school to generate the reports whenever necessary.

    6 upcoming courses

    Scheduled courses:

    1. 07 Feb 2017
      Classroom
      Northampton
      £390 (Discount rate for schools with an enhanced support contract).
      £500 (all other schools).
    2. 22 Feb 2017
      Classroom
      Chelmsford
      £390 (Discount rate for schools with an enhanced support contract).
      £500 (all other schools).
    3. 27 Feb 2017
      Classroom
      Oldham
      £390 (Discount rate for schools with an enhanced support contract).
      £500 (all other schools).
    4. 28 Feb 2017
      Classroom
      Wakefield
      £390 (Discount rate for schools with an enhanced support contract).
      £500 (all other schools).
    5. 28 Feb 2017
      Classroom
      Wembley
      £390 (Discount rate for schools with an enhanced support contract).
      £500 (all other schools).
    6. 21 Mar 2017
      Classroom
      Reading
      £390 (Discount rate for schools with an enhanced support contract).
      £500 (all other schools).
  • Advanced Reporting with Excel Analysis - Pastoral

    1 Day
    • Secondary

    Explore the use of SIMS to extract and analyse data including how to automate reporting and analysis, enabling your school to generate the reports whenever necessary.

    3 upcoming courses

    Scheduled courses:

    1. 26 Jan 2017
      Classroom
      Wakefield
      £195 (Discount rate for schools with an enhanced support contract).
      £250 (all other schools).
    2. 08 Mar 2017
      Classroom
      Wembley
      £195 (Discount rate for schools with an enhanced support contract).
      £250 (all other schools).
    3. 13 Mar 2017
      Classroom
      Horsham
      £159 (Discount rate for schools with a West Sussex support contract).
      All other schools - Call 0844 893 9000.
  • Alternative Curriculum

    Half Day
    • Secondary

    Explore the alternative activities in Nova-T, the placement of students and the consequential effect on other areas in SIMS.

    1 upcoming course

    Scheduled courses:

    1. 02 Mar 2017
      Classroom
      Worcester
      £90 (Discount rate for schools with an IBS support contract).
      All other schools - Call 0844 893 9000.
  • An Introduction to SIMS - Remote

    1.5 Hours
    • Primary
    • Secondary

    This remote training session provides a perfect introduction if you are new to SIMS.

    3 upcoming courses

    Scheduled courses:

    1. 30 Jan 2017
      Remote
      Remote
      £99 (Discount rate for schools with an enhanced support contract).
      £150 (all other schools).
    2. 30 Jan 2017
      Remote
      Remote
      £99 (Discount rate for schools with an enhanced support contract).
      £150 (all other schools).
    3. 30 Jan 2017
      Remote
      Remote
      £99 (Discount rate for schools with an enhanced support contract).
      £150 (all other schools).
  • Analysing Assessment Data - Primary

    1 Day
    • Primary

    This course is designed to follow on from the Programmes of Study for the New Primary Curriculum course, where delegates will have addressed a range of skills and become familiar with the school’s assessment arrangements.
    The course will enable you to analyse the full range of your pupils’ assessment data using the SIMS Analysis functionality. It takes you through the advanced features of the software in order to realise its potential as a tool to drive improvements in pupil achievement.

    Call us today on 0844 893 9000 to enquire about this course.

  • Analysing Assessment Data - Secondary

    2 Days
    • Secondary

    Learn how to analyse the full range of your students’ assessment data. Explore advanced features including analysis grids, tracking grids, new Key Stage 4 analysis resources and complex formulas which enable you to use SIMS Analysis as a tool to improve student attainment.

    5 upcoming courses

    Scheduled courses:

    1. 26 Jan 2017
      Classroom
      Wembley
      £390 (Discount rate for schools with an enhanced support contract).
      £500 (all other schools).
    2. 01 Feb 2017
      Classroom
      Chelmsford
      £390 (Discount rate for schools with an enhanced support contract).
      £500 (all other schools).
    3. 02 Feb 2017
      Classroom
      Oldham
      £390 (Discount rate for schools with an enhanced support contract).
      £500 (all other schools).
    4. 07 Feb 2017
      Classroom
      Horsham
      £318 (Discount rate for schools with a West Sussex support contract).
      All other schools - Call 0844 893 9000.
    5. 21 Mar 2017
      Worcester
      £280 (Discount rate for schools with an IBS support contract).
      All other schools - Call 0844 893 9000.
  • Assessment - Producing Individual Pupil Reports

    1 Day
    • Primary

    This course covers how to create a range of pupil report for parents from a basic table of results in an interim report through to an in-depth end of year style report including graphs and comparison data. The course covers reporting on assessment without levels using the Programmes of Study materials.

    Call us today on 0844 893 9000 to enquire about this course.

  • Assessment - Producing Individual Student Reports

    1 Day
    • Secondary

    This course covers how to create a range of student reports for parents from a basic table of results through to an in-depth end of year style report including graphs and comparison data. The course also explores using the individual report functionality for internal reporting requirements.

    Call us today on 0844 893 9000 to enquire about this course.

  • Assessment at Key Stage 4 and SIMS

    1 Day
    • Secondary

    This course will take delegates through the new KS4 resources created in SIMS based on the latest information supplied by the DfE in relation to Progress Measure 8 and the GCSE reform (numerical grading).

    6 upcoming courses

    Scheduled courses:

    1. 23 Jan 2017
      Classroom
      Northampton
      £195 (Discount rate for schools with an enhanced support contract).
      £250 (all other schools).
    2. 24 Jan 2017
      Classroom
      Wakefield
      £195 (Discount rate for schools with an enhanced support contract).
      £250 (all other schools).
    3. 31 Jan 2017
      Classroom
      Chelmsford
      £195 (Discount rate for schools with an enhanced support contract).
      £250 (all other schools).
    4. 08 Feb 2017
      Classroom
      Lymm
      £195 (Discount rate for schools with an enhanced support contract).
      £250 (all other schools).
    5. 09 Feb 2017
      Worcester
      £140 (Discount rate for schools with an IBS support contract).
      All other schools - Call 0844 893 9000.
    6. 23 Feb 2017
      Classroom
      Wembley
      £195 (Discount rate for schools with an enhanced support contract).
      £250 (all other schools).
  • Assessment Essential Skills

    1 Day
    • Primary
    • Secondary

    Explore the potential of SIMS Assessment including the essential skills needed to build and implement an assessment system and how the software can be used to create a customised tracking system.

    Call us today on 0844 893 9000 to enquire about this course.

  • Assessment Essential Skills - Secondary

    2 Days
    • Secondary

    Explore the potential of SIMS Assessment including the essential skills needed to build and implement an assessment system. Learn how the software can be used to create a customised tracking system.

    7 upcoming courses

    Scheduled courses:

    1. 17 Jan 2017
      Classroom
      Lymm
      £390 (Discount rate for schools with an enhanced support contract).
      £500 (all other schools).
    2. 17 Jan 2017
      Classroom
      Horsham
      £318 (Discount rate for schools with a West Sussex support contract).
      All other schools - Call 0844 893 9000.
    3. 17 Jan 2017
      Classroom
      Flitwick
      £390 (Discount rate for schools with an enhanced support contract).
      £500 (all other schools).
    4. 17 Jan 2017
      Classroom
      Wakefield
      £390 (Discount rate for schools with an enhanced support contract).
      £500 (all other schools).
    5. 23 Jan 2017
      Worcester
      £280 (Discount rate for schools with an IBS support contract).
      All other schools - Call 0844 893 9000.
    6. 24 Jan 2017
      Classroom
      Chelmsford
      £390 (Discount rate for schools with an enhanced support contract).
      £500 (all other schools).
    7. 31 Jan 2017
      Classroom
      Reading
      £390 (Discount rate for schools with an enhanced support contract).
      £500 (all other schools).
  • Attendance

    1 Day
    • Primary
    • Secondary

    This course explores how to make the best use of SIMS Attendance to fulfil day-to-day statutory attendance monitoring requirements.

    10 upcoming courses

    Scheduled courses:

    1. 10 Jan 2017
      Worcester
      £140 (Discount rate for schools with an IBS support contract).
      All other schools - Call 0844 893 9000.
    2. 17 Jan 2017
      Classroom
      Horsham
      £159 (Discount rate for schools with a West Sussex support contract).
      All other schools - Call 0844 893 9000.
    3. 23 Jan 2017
      Classroom
      Flitwick
      £195 (Discount rate for schools with an enhanced support contract).
      £250 (all other schools).
    4. 25 Jan 2017
      Classroom
      Norwich
      £195 (Discount rate for schools with an enhanced support contract).
      £250 (all other schools).
    5. 30 Jan 2017
      Classroom
      Oldham
      £195 (Discount rate for schools with an enhanced support contract).
      £250 (all other schools).
    6. 01 Feb 2017
      Classroom
      Northampton
      £195 (Discount rate for schools with an enhanced support contract).
      £250 (all other schools).
    7. 06 Feb 2017
      Classroom
      Wembley
      £195 (Discount rate for schools with an enhanced support contract).
      £250 (all other schools).
    8. 09 Feb 2017
      Classroom
      Chelmsford
      £195 (Discount rate for schools with an enhanced support contract).
      £250 (all other schools).
    9. 01 Mar 2017
      Classroom
      Beanacre
      £195 (Discount rate for schools with an enhanced support contract).
      £250 (all other schools).
    10. 20 Mar 2017
      Worcester
      £140 (Discount rate for schools with an IBS support contract).
      All other schools - Call 0844 893 9000.
  • Census Error Handling - Remote

    1 Hour
    • Primary
    • Secondary

    This course will help delegates to understand the different types of errors that can occur when running a school census and how to go about resolving them.

    Call us today on 0844 893 9000 to enquire about this course.

  • Census Refresher - Remote

    1 Hour
    • Primary
    • Secondary

    This remote training session gives you a reminder of how to prepare for and complete the census return and any changes present in the current School Census.

    Call us today on 0844 893 9000 to enquire about this course.

  • Course Manager

    Half Day
    • Secondary

    Designed to support schools without Post-16 provision, this course explores how the Course Management functionality of SIMS links the areas of Nova-T6, academic management and Examinations Organiser.

    1 upcoming course

    Scheduled courses:

    1. 15 Feb 2017
      Classroom
      Worcester
      £90 (Discount rate for schools with an IBS support contract).
      All other schools - Call 0844 893 9000.
  • Course Manager and Post-16 Learning Aims

    1 Day
    • Secondary

    Explore how the Course Manager functionality of SIMS links areas such as Nova-T, academic management and Examinations Organiser, including procedures for supporting the maintenance of Post-16 Learning Aims.

    1 upcoming course

    Scheduled courses:

    1. 16 Feb 2017
      Classroom
      Worcester
      £140 (Discount rate for schools with an IBS support contract).
      All other schools - Call 0844 893 9000.
  • Cover

    1 Day
    • Secondary

    Understand how to set up and implement Cover to manage all aspects of classroom staff absence and to explore the dynamic links of the module to other areas of SIMS such as SIMS Personnel and Examinations Organiser.

    3 upcoming courses

    Scheduled courses:

    1. 01 Mar 2017
      Classroom
      Worcester
      £140 (Discount rate for schools with an IBS support contract).
      All other schools - Call 0844 893 9000.
    2. 02 Mar 2017
      Classroom
      Oldham
      £195 (Discount rate for schools with an enhanced support contract).
      £250 (all other schools).
    3. 07 Mar 2017
      Classroom
      Wembley
      £195 (Discount rate for schools with an enhanced support contract).
      £250 (all other schools).
  • Curriculum Management Student Options

    1 Day
    • Secondary

    This course explores how the SIMS Options module can be used to manage the student options process.

    3 upcoming courses

    Scheduled courses:

    1. 23 Jan 2017
      Classroom
      Oldham
      £195 (Discount rate for schools with an enhanced support contract).
      £250 (all other schools).
    2. 27 Jan 2017
      Classroom
      Northampton
      £195 (Discount rate for schools with an enhanced support contract).
      £250 (all other schools).
    3. 06 Feb 2017
      Classroom
      Worcester
      £140 (Discount rate for schools with an IBS support contract).
      All other schools - Call 0844 893 9000.
  • Curriculum Management Using Nova-T

    4 Days (2 x 2 Day Sessions)
    • Secondary

    This four day course provides a step by step explanation of how to use Nova-T in the production of the school timetable, from populating the system with core data (rooms, staff, subjects) to submitting the completed timetable to SIMS.

    13 upcoming courses

    Scheduled courses:

    1. 16 Jan 2017
      Classroom
      Northampton
      £780 (Discount rate for schools with an enhanced support contract).
      £1000 (all other schools).
    2. 23 Jan 2017
      Classroom
      Bexley
      £780 (Discount rate for schools with an enhanced support contract).
      £1000 (all other schools).
    3. 23 Jan 2017
      Classroom
      Penrith
      £780 (Discount rate for schools with an enhanced support contract).
      £1000 (all other schools).
    4. 24 Jan 2017
      Classroom
      Chelmsford
      £780 (Discount rate for schools with an enhanced support contract).
      £1000 (all other schools).
    5. 26 Jan 2017
      Classroom
      Lymm
      £780 (Discount rate for schools with an enhanced support contract).
      £1000 (all other schools).
    6. 06 Feb 2017
      Classroom
      Wakefield
      £780 (Discount rate for schools with an enhanced support contract).
      £1000 (all other schools).
    7. 07 Feb 2017
      Classroom
      Worcester
      £560 (Discount rate for schools with an IBS support contract).
      All other schools - Call 0844 893 9000.
    8. 07 Feb 2017
      Classroom
      Wembley
      £780 (Discount rate for schools with an enhanced support contract).
      £1000 (all other schools).
    9. 21 Feb 2017
      Classroom
      Flitwick
      £780 (Discount rate for schools with an enhanced support contract).
      £1000 (all other schools).
    10. 21 Feb 2017
      Classroom
      Oldham
      £780 (Discount rate for schools with an enhanced support contract).
      £1000 (all other schools).
    11. 21 Feb 2017
      Classroom
      Horsham
      £636 (Discount rate for schools with a West Sussex support contract).
      All other schools - Call 0844 893 9000.
    12. 21 Feb 2017
      Classroom
      Norwich
      £780 (Discount rate for schools with an enhanced support contract).
      £1000 (all other schools).
    13. 06 Mar 2017
      Classroom
      Beanacre
      £780 (Discount rate for schools with an enhanced support contract).
      £1000 (all other schools).
  • Developing SIMS in the Primary School

    1 Day
    • Primary

    Gain an understanding of the range and scope of data managed by your school whilst exploring how an efficient SIMS implementation will help your school to use this data effectively. Prior to this course you will have the opportunity to complete the SIMS and the Senior Leader e-module. This will provide a valuable introduction to your face to face training.

    Call us today on 0844 893 9000 to enquire about this course.

  • Domestic Exams

    Half Day
    • Secondary

    Investigation how Examinations Organiser can be used to manage domestic (internal/mock) examinations and explore the links to SIMS Assessment.

    1 upcoming course

    Scheduled courses:

    1. 12 Jan 2017
      Classroom
      Worcester
      £90 (Discount rate for schools with an IBS support contract).
      All other schools - Call 0844 893 9000.
  • Early Years Tracking and SIMS

    1 Day
    • Primary

    An Introduction to the EYFS resources which enable easier data entry and richer analysis. The templates can be used from nursery right through to the end of reception. A comprehensive set of Discover Graphs are also available.

    1 upcoming course

    Scheduled courses:

    1. 27 Jan 2017
      Classroom
      Worcester
      £140 (Discount rate for schools with an IBS support contract).
      All other schools - Call 0844 893 9000.