Training Hub

Training Hub

The Connect-Up SIMS & FMS Support Teams recognise that schools need to be aware of all that SIMS/FMS can deliver. High quality training ensures that your school can fully realise its investment in SIMS/FMS and fulfill your requirements.

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Our courses

SLT awareness

A 2 hr presentation to provide GDPR and Data Protection Act 2018 information to SLT members for awareness and strategic oversight.

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School gatekeeper

A 1/2 day course designed for key data handlers to understand their data protection responsibilities and to provide skills to ingrain best practice whilst reducing risk.

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SLT awareness

A 2 hr presentation to provide GDPR and Data Protection Act 2018 information to SLT members for awareness and strategic oversight.

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School gatekeeper

A 1/2 day course designed for key data handlers to understand their data protection responsibilities and to provide skills to ingrain best practice whilst reducing risk.

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Chief Privacy Officer Training (Maintained schools)

A full day training course and workshop designed to inform the school Chief Privacy Officer of the key elements of the new data privacy laws.

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Chief Privacy Officer Training Day 1 (Independent schools and Academies)

A full day training course and workshop designed to inform the school Chief Privacy Officer of the key elements of the new data privacy laws.

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Chief Privacy Officer Training Day 2 (Independent schools and Academies)

A hands-on workshop session for the school CPO (or team member with data protection responsibilities), to strengthen their skills and assist them in providing peer support and guidance within the school.

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Chief Privacy Officer Training (Maintained schools)

A full day training course and workshop designed to inform the school Chief Privacy Officer of the key elements of the new data privacy laws.

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Chief Privacy Officer Training Day 1 (Independent schools and Academies)

A full day training course and workshop designed to inform the school Chief Privacy Officer of the key elements of the new data privacy laws.

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Chief Privacy Officer Training Day 2 (Independent schools and Academies)

A hands-on workshop session for the school CPO (or team member with data protection responsibilities), to strengthen their skills and assist them in providing peer support and guidance within the school.

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SIMS attendance for office users

Includes configuring SIMS attendance, preparing pre-defined letters, capturing data efficiently and extracting information through a variety of reports.

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SIMS attendance for Officers/ Learning Mentors

This course will allow users to be able to report back on their school’s attendance data. Letter creation such as percentage attendance and late marks will be covered

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Creating and designing reports in SIMS

Introductory course on Running/Editing existing Reports, building new Reports with basic filters, creating Mail Merge Letters and Labels.

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Recording Behaviour in SIMS

Includes a complete overview of the SIMS Behaviour Management used to record, monitor and manage its pupils’ Behaviour and achievements.

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SIMS attendance for office users

Includes configuring SIMS attendance, preparing pre-defined letters, capturing data efficiently and extracting information through a variety of reports.

Click here to enquire about course availability>>

SIMS attendance for Officers/ Learning Mentors

This course will allow users to be able to report back on their school’s attendance data. Letter creation such as percentage attendance and late marks will be covered

Click here to enquire about course availability>>

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Creating and designing reports in SIMS

Introductory course on Running/Editing existing Reports, building new Reports with basic filters, creating Mail Merge Letters and Labels.

Click here to enquire about course availability>>

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Recording Behaviour in SIMS

Includes a complete overview of the SIMS Behaviour Management used to record, monitor and manage its pupils’ Behaviour and achievements.

Click here to enquire about course availability>>

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SIMS interventions

This course looks at the SIMS Interventions module and helps Senior Leaders track and monitor action points from your School Improvement Plan.

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Managing Pre-Admissions and CTFs

This course provides a detailed look at setting up pre-admission groups and managing, we then look at different applicant reports that are available.

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Preparing Governors' Reports using SIMS

Using the new SIMS discover module for reporting on your school’s data. Venn diagrams will also be covered and how you can look further at your pupil’s information.

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Managing personnel in SIMS

This course covers the use of Personnel 7 within SIMS. Entering staffing information such as contractual changes; pay scale and grade information are also covered

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SIMS interventions

This course looks at the SIMS Interventions module and helps Senior Leaders track and monitor action points from your School Improvement Plan.

Click here to enquire about course availability>>

Managing Pre-Admissions and CTFs

This course provides a detailed look at setting up pre-admission groups and managing, we then look at different applicant reports that are available.

Click here to enquire about course availability>>

Preparing Governors' Reports using SIMS

Using the new SIMS discover module for reporting on your school’s data. Venn diagrams will also be covered and how you can look further at your pupil’s information.

Click here to enquire about course availability>>

Managing personnel in SIMS

This course covers the use of Personnel 7 within SIMS. Entering staffing information such as contractual changes; pay scale and grade information are also covered

Click here to enquire about course availability>>

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Statutory obligations of an Office Manager

The course includes an electronic version of the resource kit, including items such as; staff hand-outs, presentations and other relevant documentation.

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Setting up Behaviour in your school

This course is for schools to become more familiar with the Behaviour management setup within SIMS. Reporting on behaviour will also be covered.

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SIMS for SEN users

This course looks at the reporting areas of SIMS and how you can run existing reports based on SEN, the course also covers running a SEN register report.

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Preparing for your New Academic Year in SIMS

This course will cover all the necessary requirements to setup your new academic year in school and go through all the essential procedures (Promotion, Leavers).

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Statutory obligations of an Office Manager

The course includes an electronic version of the resource kit, including items such as; staff hand-outs, presentations and other relevant documentation.

Click here to enquire about course availability>>

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Setting up Behaviour in your school

This course is for schools to become more familiar with the Behaviour management setup within SIMS. Reporting on behaviour will also be covered.

Click here to enquire about course availability>>

SIMS for SEN users

This course looks at the reporting areas of SIMS and how you can run existing reports based on SEN, the course also covers running a SEN register report.

Click here to enquire about course availability>>

Preparing for your New Academic Year in SIMS

This course will cover all the necessary requirements to setup your new academic year in school and go through all the essential procedures (Promotion, Leavers).

Click here to enquire about course availability>>

SIMS for office users

This is an introductory course for new users of the SIMS .net software. The course covers how to edit and add new pupils and maintaining contact information.

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Reporting and analysing SEND information

This course is aimed at staff members with responsibility in the management of pupils with Special Educational Needs (SEN) and the associated processes.

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SIMS Dinner Money for admin assistants

This course covers the recording of dinner money, aimed at admin assistants it will address initial set up of dinner money and how to populate it.

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Setting up and customising SEND in your school

This course provides a detailed overview of the SIMS software for managing the SEN process in school in accordance with the SEND Code of Practice.

Click here to enquire about course availability>>

SIMS for office users

This is an introductory course for new users of the SIMS .net software. The course covers how to edit and add new pupils and maintaining contact information.

Click here to enquire about course availability>>

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Reporting and analysing SEND information

This course is aimed at staff members with responsibility in the management of pupils with Special Educational Needs (SEN) and the associated processes.

Click here to enquire about course availability>>

SIMS Dinner Money for admin assistants

This course covers the recording of dinner money, aimed at admin assistants it will address initial set up of dinner money and how to populate it.

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Setting up and customising SEND in your school

This course provides a detailed overview of the SIMS software for managing the SEN process in school in accordance with the SEND Code of Practice.

Click here to enquire about course availability>>

School census workshop (primary)

This workshop will allow customers to do the school census on their own data. Various errors and data validation will be investigated during the workshop.

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Preparing for the School Workforce Census (staff)

This course looks at the areas of personnel and what to record for the school workforce census. Schools have the opportunity to work remotely on their own data.

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Standard reporting in SIMS

This course will guide you through the basics of the designing reports process using tasks based on typical scenarios which arise daily within the school office.

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Reporting from Personnel

This course allows users to design custom reports on staffing in school. Different report designs and editing staffing data collection sheets will be part of this course

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School census workshop (primary)

This workshop will allow customers to do the school census on their own data. Various errors and data validation will be investigated during the workshop.

Click here to enquire about course availability>>

Preparing for the School Workforce Census (staff)

This course looks at the areas of personnel and what to record for the school workforce census. Schools have the opportunity to work remotely on their own data.

Click here to enquire about course availability>>

Standard reporting in SIMS

This course will guide you through the basics of the designing reports process using tasks based on typical scenarios which arise daily within the school office.

Click here to enquire about course availability>>

Reporting from Personnel

This course allows users to design custom reports on staffing in school. Different report designs and editing staffing data collection sheets will be part of this course

Click here to enquire about course availability>>