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.
COSTS 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.
- 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.