A continuous multi-year programme of customer driven innovation, designed to add-value to your investment in SIMS. Discover the next generation of school MIS.

SIMS Next Gen: the leading cloud MIS for schools

Powerful new functionality and a completely new look. SIMS in the cloud is available now and we’re adding new features every term.

Seamless data sharing with SIMS makes it easy for schools, groups or MATs to add our cloud features without disrupting how you work. Better than that - for most SIMS schools, it’s included in their existing contract.

Explore the benefits of our school management information system built for the cloud.


Best-in-class edtech cloud security and data protection

Market leading investment in the technology and specialist team vital to protect your data and systems.

Seamless data sharing with your SIMS MIS

Move to the cloud at your own pace without the hassle of a change of technology.

Cloud innovation inspired by schools needs

We're working with customers to deliver cloud functionality that addresses their most important needs.

Developed for teachers

SIMS Next Gen enables teachers to complete key classroom tasks quickly and efficiently. Anytime, anywhere, and on any device. 

Available modules include:

  • Attendance Registers 
  • Fire Registers
  • Seating Plans 
  • My Markbook
  • Online Marksheets
  • Role-based homepage 

Developed for leaders and administrators

SIMS Next Gen provides clear visibility and actionable insight into school, class, group, or individual performance. Key pupil and staff information is pulled together in one central place. 

Available modules include:

  • Staff Profile
  • Pupil Profile 
  • Custom Groups 
  • Exclusions and Suspensions 
  • Staff Timetables Calendar 
  • Role-based homepage 

Download the brochure to view all features

Spotlight on SIMS Seating Plans 

Improve teacher effectiveness and optimise each pupil’s opportunity for learning with SIMS Seating Plans. 

New to SIMS and available now, teachers can transform the effectiveness of their classrooms with fully adaptable and intuitive seating plans. 

Customers love SIMS Next Gen. But don't just take our word for it.

Meet Jason Falkner, Business Manager at The Radcliffe School and valued SIMS customer.

Here, Jason reflects on the immediate and positive impact his school staff have experienced with the rollout of SIMS Next Gen and its powerful new features.

That’s just the start

We’re investing £40m in SIMS Next Gen - our management information system for the cloud.

A multi-year programme of innovation which will be complete by the end of 2026.

View our roadmap to see what’s available now and what’s coming. 

Are you interested in learning more about SIMS Next Gen?

If you have a question or want to know how your school can start using our powerful cloud-based features, let us know how you would like to be contacted and we will connect you with an expert.