Course Overview

This course provides a detailed overview of the SIMS software for managing the SEND process in school in accordance with the SEND Code of Practice and is of benefit to SENDCos, Teaching Assistants and Administrative staff who support the SENDCo.

The course will take approximately 4 hours to complete.


What will you learn?

This course will cover:

  • navigate through SIMS
  • manage and record details of reviews, events and provisions
  • manage students with additional education needs
  • produce the SEND reports provided in SIMS
  • edit lookup tables
  • add linked adults, agents and agencies
  • send, receive and view messages relating to SEND pupils
  • configure your SIMS Home Page to help monitor SEND processes.


Example Curriculum

  Introduction
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  Section 1 - SIMS Homepage
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  Section 2 - SIMS Student/Pupil Teacher View
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  Section 3 - Setting up SEN
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  Section 4 - Adding/Editing Pupil SEN Information in SIMS
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  Section 5 - Linked Adults, Agents and Agencies
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  Section 6 - SEN Provisions
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  Section 7 - Recording More Able Information in SIMS
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  Section 8 - Managing Pupils with Statements in SIMS (Welsh Schools Only)
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  Section 9 - Managing Pupils with Education, Health and Care Plans in SIMS
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  Section 10 - Sending Messages and Using Reminders
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  Section 11 - Reporting on SEN Details
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  Section 12 - SEN in Discover
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  Conclusion
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Will I get a certificate? 

On Completion of the course you can claim a School ICT certificate of course completion.

How long do I have access to the course? 

You will have a year to complete the course.  

How do I pay for the course? 

You can request an invoice or pay by credit/debit card.  

Please see our FAQ page for more information.