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Our service at a glance                                    

Support for the use of SIMS across the whole-school environment as well as school based and on-site consultancy.

Our partnerships with professional specialist organisations mean that we ensure training is up-to-date and aligned with current standards and best practice. We can also offer on-site and remote support to help in a variety of other ways including one-off or periodical tasks, such as upgrades, or help with school census.

Ongoing Support:

  • Telephone and remote support for SIMS and on-site support visits to support your SIMS application suite
  • Advisory and technical support including using you SIMS in the classroom for managing behaviour and attendance, tracking pupil progress and report writing
  • Support for end of year routines and census training
  • Support new staff and those taking on new roles and responsibilities
  • Implementation and demonstration of new SIMS features
  • Software maintenance - Installation, upgrades, patches, migrations and data recovery
  • One-to-one or group 'collaborative training' sessions
  • Drop-In workshop sessions
  • User group meetings to share good practice
  • Consultancy in the best use of SIMS software
  • Free places for all SIMS courses during the year

Why choose us?

Effective use of information and data is now an essential aspect of school management and improvement. Our team provides training, guidance and support on the full use of SIMS. The service is designed to accommodate changes made to statutory requirements by the DfE throughout the year and to support the school in implementing its development priorities, which may include;

  • Good quality information to support the management of the school
  • More efficient and confident staff
  • Tracking and monitoring and analysing pupil progress
  • Raising attainment of underachieving pupils and groups
  • Raising attainment and achievement of vulnerable pupils and groups
  • Analysing and exploiting school assessment data to its full potential
  • Supporting the school self evaluation process
  • Using ICT as a tool to support teaching and learning within the classroom
  • Monitoring and tracking pupil attendance and behaviour
  • Rewarding pupil attainment and achievement

Don’t take our word for it

"The SIMS team provide invaluable support to my school; a service we would not be without! A friendly, helpful and professional service we would highly recommend."

Jo Wilson, Headteacher, Castlefort Primary School


This service is priced per annum at:

Nursery schools at £1,242 plus £4.40 per pupil

Primary schools and Primary academies at £1,242 per site plus £4.40 per pupil

Special schools and Special academies at £1,242 plus £4.40 per pupil

Secondary schools and secondary academies £1,863 per site plus £3.10 per pupil

To order MIS Support

Please contact richard.brookes@walsall.gov.uk

Find out more

Richard Brookes
ICT Traded Services - Service Delivery Manager
01922 653000