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.
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).
This course explores 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 to ensure the appropriate funding for the school.
This course is not suitable for delegates from an independent school.
Understand how to set up, customise and implement Cover to manage all aspects of classroom staff and room unavailability. Explore the dynamic links of the module to other areas of SIMS. Review the classroom staff absence and cover statistics. Analyse the impact of absent classroom staff on students.
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.
This two-day course explores all aspects of managing external and internal examinations using SIMS Examinations Organiser.
Examinations Organiser supports all aspects of managing external and internal examinations. This course covers reviewing the setup of the software, importing and structuring basedata, creating and submitting files for entries, coursework marks, managing and seating candidates and creating appropriate basedata for domestic examinations.
FMS is a finance package that runs separately to SIMS but may be linked to gain information from SIMS.
FMS is capable of recording all order and invoice information for suppliers, recording budgets and commitments along with cash book transactions, petty cash and general journals. It also produces cheque runs and bank reconciliations along with all the period end/year end procedures.