DRS (Data and Research Services) is a leading supplier to the education sector. It has been delivering technology and solutions since 1969, having worked with thousands of schools, colleges, universities and most local authorities throughout the UK. DRS has a proven track record of successfully delivering integrated education solutions.
Attendance and Registration - OMR Solutions
DRS provides a wide range of specially designed attendance and registration stock or bespoke forms for schools, colleges, universities and adult education establishments that are fully optimised for automated data capture. DRS Optical Mark Readers are used to automatically capture the data from the forms and transfer it automatically into your school's MIS, eradicating the need for manual data input. A mark is simply made by the teacher or lecturer on a form as to whether a student is present or absent, the form is fed through a scanner and the data is automatically recorded into the MIS.
Why choose DRS?
Save time and improve efficiency
Removing the need for inputting data manually saves valuable administration time
Log and keep records of absence
Teachers can easily note a pupil's reasons for absence and this data is automatically recorded in SIMS.
Fully integrated with SIMS
Helping you streamline the capture and processing of vital pupil data.
Select comments and auto integrate into reports
The Profiles form enables teachers to select comments for each pupil, which the SIMS software then combines into reports.
Simplify the way you scan forms
Scanning the forms is simple with the DRS range of hand-fed and fully automatic
Data from a wide range of applications is pulled together
DRS has been working with educational establishments in helping to capture vital data from applications such as pupil Registration, Attendance Monitoring, Assessment, Examination.
This information can be used to generate school reports and can also monitor attendance and run checks for truancy.
Get in touch
Looking for ways to streamline admin and improve your school’s processes? Speak to a member of our expert sales team to learn how SIMS enables schools to harness the power of data. Use the contact form below or call the following numbers:
Maintained schools - 0800 170 1736
Independent or international schools - +44 (0) 1285 647500