School Census - Secondary - SIMS020

Who is this course for?

Staff with responsibility for preparing and generating the statutory school census return who also have a working knowledge of SIMS.
This course provides the opportunity to remote into your own workstation to prepare, create and correct validation errors. If you wish to take up the opportunity to remote into your own workstation you must ensure that you are on the latest versions of SIMS applicable to the Census Return.


Learn how to prepare for the census return and create a return, correcting any validation errors.


At the end of the course participants will be able to

  • create and validate a return
  • correct any validation errors by editing individual pupil records or by using bulk update
  • prepare data for the return
  • authorise a return
  • generate detailed reports
  • generate a summary of the census


The programme is taught by a SIMS Trainer.



The cost of this course is £85 per delegate.

Delivery Dates & Venue

Pit Street
County Hall
Conference Training Facility
Preston. PR1 8XJ

  • Course 18190002: 27 September 2018 – 9:30am to 12:00pm
  • Course 18190003: 11 January 2019 - 9:30am to 12:00pm
  • Course 19200001: 9 May 2019 - 9:30am to 12:00pm