2017/2018 Service Definition

SIMS Teacher App

About the Service

What is it?

SIMS Teacher App makes everyday classroom tasks simple, allowing more time for teachers to focus on their pupils. With access to student information, updates on key areas of registration, conduct and assessment, the SIMS Teacher App helps to support safeguarding, improved teaching and learning by ensuring you have the latest data for your school in real-time. 

Why do I need it?

The SIMS Teacher App has been designed specifically to support teachers in achieving even more by simplifying key classroom activities and reducing time spent on classroom administration. 

What are the benefits?

  • Makes registration quicker and easier in class or on the go (online or offline).
  • Supports safeguarding with real-time attendance updates for pupils and students.
  • Monitor and record achievements and behaviour for students in real-time.
  • Flexible secure access to update conduct and assessment results - in school or at home.
  • Makes key classroom admin tasks simple so teachers can spend more time with students.
  • Access to emergency contact information whilst away from the school buildings.
  • Teachers can easily access Assessment Marksheets or Programme of Study Tracking Entry grids and then enter grades, comments and marks.

What's Included?

 

 

Service Features

SIMS Teacher App Support FeatureIOSWindows

Real-time SIMS data read-write

Y

Y

24/7 access from any location with Wi-Fi, 3G or 4G

Y

Y

Microsoft or Google account & Office 365 active directory integration

Y

Y

Offline access – ‘take my day offline’ feature

Y

Y

Record class registration/ attendance

Y

Y

Auto record minutes late

Y

Y

School defined attendance codes

Y

 Y

Record achievement and behaviour for a student or groups of students  Y  Y
View student details (emergency contacts, medical/dietary information)  Y  Y
Student Search and Teacher Search  Y  Y
Teacher timetable view (view your own timetable)  Y  Y
Student timetable view  Y  Y
Cover lessons displayed in the teacher timetable  Y  Y
Emergency cover (act on behalf of another teacher)  Y  Y
Integrated assessment marksheets  Y  Y
Programme of Study formative and summative assessment  Y  N
Support staff access  Y  Y
SIMS Dinner Money registers integration to record school meals  Y  N

Service Support

 

 

Optional Related Services

BT Lancashire Services offer a range of optional products, services, and support to complement the use of SIMS: