Discover SIMS Next Gen – the latest evolution of SIMS for the cloud. A brand new look and powerful new functionality at your fingertips.

Thousands of schools trust SIMS each and every day

SIMS is the Management Information System (MIS) at the heart of thousands of schools, with over a million users from over 40 countries.

SIMS provides the tools to efficiently manage daily school life and drive improvement in learner outcomes across all phases of education.

Our customers believe we have the most in-depth, robust and reliable school MIS. We invest heavily in research and development, and constantly enhance and improve SIMS based on customer feedback.

SIMS key features and benefits

Monitor attendance SIMS helps monitor attendance for individual student and student groups (SEND, Pupil Premium) by utilising a variety of reports designed to identify areas of concern linked to attendance, absence patterns and persistent absence.
Enhance learning Effective learning support solutions that meet the needs of individual pupils. Challenge gifted pupils and encourage those with disabilities to achieve more with our intuitive and easy to use IEP Writer.
Improve attainment Teachers can record summative and formative assessments allowing them to monitor the progress of students across all areas of education. Adapting to suit your own curriculum, SIMS helps you to enable every child to succeed.
Effective safeguarding As a child-centred solution to safeguarding, SIMS helps identify emerging problems, giving school teachers and leaders instant access to pupil information so they can make informed decisions about the care of each child.
Behaviour management Align SIMS to your school's behaviour policy and record, monitor and manage student behaviour and achievements. This includes the use of reports cards, detention management and putting in place additional initiatives.
Parental engagement Our parental engagement solution seamlessly brings parents, students and schools together which is key to student success. Our mobile app provides real-time access to information from any device.
Reporting insights Gain valuable insights with an extensive library of standard reports which can be tailored to meet your specific requirements. Easily create custom reports or use our drag and drop report builder to instantly create powerful graphical insights.
Financial management Our flexible financial management solutions for schools and Multi Academy Trusts give a clear, consolidated view of your financial position. Our market-leading parental payment apps collect and manage payments for mails, clubs, trips and more.
Curriculum management SIMS includes market-leading curriculum management tool, Nova T6. Transform your timetabling with the intuitive and customisable module, with an options portal for students and staff cover management to help quickly make changes in resource availability.
24/7 support Our online customer portal is available 24/7, or you can speak to a member of our team via telephone or email Monday to Friday, 8:00am-5:30pm. We also work closely with an extensive network of independent SIMS Support Units (SSUs).
Security Multi-tier isolated network. Data is encrypted in transit and at rest. Protected by firewall and login inspection, as well as vulnerability scanning and penetration testing.
Anytime, anywhere access With cloud-based access to SIMS and FMS, every member of staff in your school can truly embrace the power of data to boost pupils’ achievement and drive whole school improvement.
SIMS Next Gen A continuous programme of customer-driven innovation, SIMS Next Gen builds on the existing power of SIMS with new cloud-based features and an enhanced user experience.

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