SIMS Next Gen: Building the future of school MIS

Empowering multi-academy trusts (MATs) with the time, tools and insights required to improve learner outcomes.

A continuous programme of customer-driven innovation, SIMS Next Gen is already delivering value into the hands of customers with the first slice 'Take Register'.

Here's a glimpse of what you can expect.


Innovation not disruption

Drive standards across your schools with innovation that works alongside current SIMS features and protects your existing reporting and data.

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Shaped by you

Be sure all your needs are covered with next generation functionality designed and tested with continuous input from the SIMS community.

Seamless user experience

Seamless user experience

Give users more time for what matters with a familiar, intuitive cloud experience that makes it easy to access SIMS Next Gen innovation anytime, anywhere.

Future proofing your MATs MIS investment

Everything your school needs today. Everything it needs tomorrow. Get the complete picture on SIMS Next Gen and how it adds value to your existing investment in your MATs management information system.


Broadest, deepest MATs MIS functionality

Advanced analytics and insights

Intuitive, tailored user experience

Anywhere, anytime, any device access

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Industry leading privacy and security

Seamless partner integrations

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Be part of SIMS Next Gen

To be part of this journey of innovation, subscribe to our regular newsletter to hear more about the SIMS Next Gen programme, new features being introduced and more.

You can help shape the future of SIMS and test new functionality first by registering your interest in our ongoing pilot programme.

Or take part in user research surveys to help us understand, prioritise and develop new initiatives that cover everything your schools needs.


SIMS Connected

Gives users the freedom of anytime, anywhere cloud-based access to SIMS and FMS, and reduces the cost and time of managing your IT systems when you migrate to the cloud with SIMS Connected.