This course explores procedures for allocating students to curriculum structures, including bands and classes, and maintaining class memberships. The functionality of class list and timetable printing in SIMS, and the curriculum analysis reports, are also covered.
As pupils return to school it is important for schools to identify gaps in pupils’ learning and ensure they are not left behind. Schools are free to create their own curriculum to suit their own needs.
Attendance provides schools with an integrated classroom and administration tool to monitor students’ attendance and behaviour.
The Attendance module in a Primary school is used to record statutory attendance of AM and PM sessions.
Using SIMS Attendance can help schools reduce truancy and improve safeguarding, while monitoring behaviour trends in the classroom, facilitating early intervention where necessary.
This course explores how the Course Manager functionality of SIMS links areas such as Nova-T, academic management and Examinations Organiser, including procedures for supporting the maintenance of post-16 learning aims to ensure the appropriate funding for the school.
This course is not suitable for delegates from an independent school.
Understand how to set up, customise and implement Cover to manage all aspects of classroom staff and room unavailability. Explore the dynamic links of the module to other areas of SIMS. Review the classroom staff absence and cover statistics. Analyse the impact of absent classroom staff on students.
This four day course provides a step by step explanation of how to use Nova-T in the production of the school timetable, from populating the system with core data (rooms, staff, subjects) to submitting the completed timetable to SIMS.