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SIMS - School Census - Secondary

A half day course for school administrator responsible for creating the School Census in the secondary phase.


This course covers preliminary preparation for the school census return, the procedure for creating a return and how to correct any outstanding validation errors.

Course Requirements: You should have a working knowledge of SIMS.

1) For Schools subscribing to the SIMS Service in the TwS Catalogue of Services: Free for 1st delegate only. £75 for each additional delegate thereafter.
A Cancellation Fee of £75 will be charged for any delegate cancelling with less than 24 hours’ notice, and for any delegate who does not attend.
2) For delegates who do not subscribe to the SIMS Service in the TwS Catalogue of Services: £75 per place. No refunds for places cancelled with less than 24 hours’ notice.


Course Objectives
  • start a census return
  • create and validate a return
  • correct any validation errors by editing individual pupil records or by using bulk update.
  • authorise a return
  • print detailed reports
  • print a summary of the census


By the end of the course you will be confident in your ability to complete an accurate school census return.

13 May 2020 09:00 - 12:00

Closing date: 12/05/2020
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School ICT - SIMS (Schools Information Management System)
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Date and Time

13 May 2020 09:00 - 12:00


TwS Training Room City Hall College Green Bristol BS1 5TR


Helen Brown
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