Administrative Staff

Introduction
A school’s management information system (MIS) holds a vast amount of data, which if accurately maintained can be used to inform school improvement strategies and support a wide range of school management activities including processing statutory returns.

Course Objectives
By the end of the course you will have the skills necessary to use SIMS in a school office environment including:
 finding your way around SIMS
 looking up pupil information
 dealing with new arrivals
 making day-to-day adjustments to pupil details
 extending pupil details for a range of needs
 managing historical records
 adding an agent or an agency
 dealing with leavers
 recording exclusions
 sending a letter home
 running basic reports from SIMS.

Overview
The school office is the hub of day-to-day pupil data management. Using typical scenarios encountered on a regular basis, this course takes a new user through the main procedures for maintaining accurate and useful data within the school’s MIS.

Course Requirements
The course is aimed at new school office users of SIMS, new recruits or staff with new responsibilities in school. No previous knowledge of SIMS is required

ATTENDANCE
Full day 9.30- 15.30

How to book:

Please complete the booking form by clicking here and email to Scomis@devon.gov.uk

Cost:

£170.00