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 much is this course?

£70 +VAT


How do I purchase the course?

To purchase this course via your school/organisation you can pay by invoice. Please E-mail: [email protected] specifying if you have a purchase order and which course(s) you wish to purchase.  We require the name and address of the person paying for the course. If you are in a school this may be your Finance department. If you are purchasing a course for another member of staff, we will also need their name for the certificate and their email address to enroll them on the course. The student will receive an email once the course is available to access.

To purchase this course privately you can pay by bank transfer. Please contact our Finance team on 0345 2226802 to make a bank transfer. The course will be accessible on receipt of payment. We need your full name and an email address to enroll you on the course.  


Please see our FAQ page for more information.