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Training Courses & conferences

Our CPD programme has been designed around the needs of schools and academies, to develop and improve working practice in a wide range of key areas.

Our specialists will keep you up-to-date and prepared for changes within the education sector and develop your knowledge and understanding.

We bring colleagues together through highly-valued conferences and training courses. These interactive learning experiences enable expertise and in-depth knowledge sharing across a range of subjects.

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SIMS – School Workforce Census Seminar (All Phases) - 05 November 2019

This course is for Data Managers, School Administrators, HR Officers, Personnel Officer who wish to learn about the maintenance and management of staff contracts in SIMS.

Training Course

SIMS: Pupil Premium- All Phases - 12 November 2019

This course is for Data Managers and School Administrators who want to explore the process of importing data from Key to Success website and maintaining Pupil Premium data to SIMS.

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SIMS - Management of Behavior and Achievement - 13 November 2019

This course is for staff with pastoral or administrative responsibilities for monitoring student behavior and achievement and who have a basic knowledge of SIMS.

Training Course

SIMS – Basic Excel and SIMS - 14 November 2019

This course is for SIMS Office Users who may like to further their skills and benefit from tips and tricks that will make their office work easier.

Training Course

SIMS – Personnel User Secondary - 19 November 2019

This course is for staff with responsibility for updating and maintaining personal, professional and contractual information of staff.

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SIMS - Extended Reporting - 5 December 2019

This course is for users of SIMS responsible for responding to requests for information. You should have either attended the Standard Reporting course or be familiar with the techniques covered on the course.

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SIMS – Census Seminar Primary/Secondary - 17 December 2019

This course is for school administrators responsible for submitting the School Census

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SIMS New User Primary - 7 January 2020

This course is for School Administrators who are new to SIMS

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SIMS - Attendance Primary - 8 January 2020

This course is for staff with responsibility for maintaining Pupil/Student attendance records. An understanding of attendance procedures and familiarity with SIMS would be beneficial.

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SIMS – Office User Further Skills - Primary - 9 January 2020

This course is for administrative staff or data managers with responsibility for the quality of the data held in SIMS for internal and school census requirements

Training Course

SIMS - Dinner Money- Primary - 21 January 2020

This course is for finance and office staff who are responsible for administering school dinners and dinner money and who have an understanding of how SIMS is used to maintain and update pupil information.

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SIMS – Reporting on Attendance (Secondary and Primary) - 22 January 2020

This course is for staff involved in the monitoring of statutory attendance. You need to have some experience of SIMS and SIMS Attendance

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SIMS New User Secondary - 23 January 2020

This course is for new administrative users of SIMS – Admin Staff and Data Manager

Training Course

SIMS – SEN User - 28 January 2020

This course is for SENCOs and senior staff with responsibility for overseeing the SEND processes; Teaching Assistants and Administrative Staff who may be involved in maintaining SEN information

Training Course

SIMS – REPORTING on SEN - 30 January 2020

This course is for SENCOs, teaching assistants and administrators who support the SENCO. The school must already be recording SEN data in SIMS for this course to be relevant

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SIMS – Examinations Organiser - 4 & 5 February 2020

This course is for exam officers and administrative staff with responsibility for external and internal examination entry and organisation. A working knowledge of external examination procedures is required.