Converting to an academy
If you are considering converting to an academy, you'll need to make sure you have the data and financial management systems in place to effectively manage your new responsibilities. We work with over 3,000 academies and understand the demands and opportunities academies face, we can support you with the tools and expertise at every step of the way towards greater freedom and success. SIMS will support you in meeting your financial legal obligations, demonstrating improvement and ensuring you are making the most of being an academy.
Driving improvement across your academy
Whether you’re a new academy converter or you have been an academy for a while, SIMS has the power to offer extensive support for academy schools. With fast, easy access to the information you need, SIMS helps you make informed, evidence-based decisions, empowering you to raise standards across all areas of your academy. SIMS Finance is the most comprehensive solution for meeting your financial legal obligations and you can benefit from the expert strategic support from the SIMS School Improvement Programme.
A complete solution for multi-academy groups
As a multi-academy group, you need a consolidated view of data from across your schools, that informs decision-making and enables you to demonstrate progress. SIMS SchoolView brings key SIMS data to the heart of your academy group. Ready-to-use dashboards combine SIMS key performance measures and useful pupil demographic filters to provide a consolidated view of school performance. You can also benefit from a complete picture of your academy finances across your multi-academy group, with new SIMS Finance, enabling you to streamline your processes and identify economies of scale. In addition, the SIMS School Improvement Programme offers expert consultancy and bespoke tools that empower you to drive improvement across your academies.
Support to fit your needs
Being an academy means you have greater freedom to choose the support you need. If you choose to work directly with us, we can provide a personal support service tailored to your needs. We offer a complete ICT support solution, to ensure that your time remains focused on driving improvement in your academy.
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Whatever stage you’re at, SIMS has the power to support your academy or MAT