SIMS Attendance data for senior leaders/attendance officers (½ day)

This course will focus on how senior leaders can use SIMS Attendance and Lesson Monitor data for monitoring, reporting, analysis, self-evaluation and Ofsted

Part day course

This half-day course is aimed at headteachers or senior leaders in charge of attendance.

Presented by

Sheila Milford - IT Trainer eLearn eTeach and Hampshire IT, HIAS Inspector/Adviser

Course content and methodology

  • Registration procedures and regulations
  • National updates
  • Discussion activities around real practice with colleagues
  • How to link ASP(Analyse School Performance) online data to SIMS reports
  • How to use SIMS to write the SEF
  • SIMS absence data to use in Ofsted Case Studies
  • How to monitor and analyse absence data for vulnerable groups
  • SIMS home page and student teacher view to monitor attendance
  • Create SIMs user defined groups
  • Create SIMS Attendance reports
  • Safeguarding – effective practice
  • Examples from county advisor on best practice

Intended impact on practice

To develop confident use of this module of SIMS for comprehensive analysis to identify areas for school improvement; targeted pupil intervention and allocation of resources

Participants should bring

  • Current ASP online data on absence and exclusion (3 reports)
  • Centrally-hosted SIMS login and password if appropriate
  • Any pupil absence reports currently in use


Price per delegate


Course code




Telephone: 01962 718 600

Course provided by Hampshire Teaching and Leadership College.