2024/2025 Service Definition

SIMS Behaviour Management Set Up

What is it?

The SIMS Behaviour Management Setup service is designed to be flexible to assist schools who wish to fully customise the Behaviour Management module in SIMS, to align with their Behaviour Policy. This includes Behaviour Management, Achievements, Detentions and Report Cards.

Why do I need it?

Our SIMS Behaviour Management Setup service ensures that one of our SIMS consultants will work with you to fully configure the SIMS Behaviour Management module to meet your school's requirements. This will allow your school to:

  • To record and monitor behaviour and achievement throughout the school.
  • To record and monitor school detentions.
  • To create electronic report cards.
  • To encourage improvement by recording good behaviour and reporting pupils’ achievements to parents when they reach certain milestones.
  • To save time and cost.
  • To access real-time data.

What are the benefits?

The SIMS Behaviour Management suite is included in your Core SIMS Suite, the benefits it provides are:

  • Instant access to behaviour incidents to enable early intervention.
  • The ability to analyse patterns of behaviour/achievement throughout the school according to behaviour/achievement type, location, time of day, subject, pupil and teacher.
  • Monitoring of whole school, year group or registration group behaviour and achievement records.
  • Access to student related data such as, attendance, assessments and parental/guardian contact details via Student Teacher View.
  • Helps you to identify problem areas.
  • Analyse behaviour and attendance patterns and link these to performance, ensuring that low-level poor behaviour does not go unnoticed and good behaviour is acknowledged.
  • The ability to send automatic alerts to relevant staff so that they can take immediate action.

What is included?

One of our SIMS Consultants will remote on to your SIMS and work with you to set up the following (as required):

  • Behaviour Types, including "Bullying" Types.
  • Achievement Types.
  • Detention Types.
  • Create Report Card Templates.
  • The Behaviour and Achievement Types for entry through the class registers.
  • Editing the Look-up Tables to fully customise the Behaviour Management Module.

The consultant will also provide:

  • Advice on best practice for data entry in Behaviour Incidents, Achievements, Detentions, Report Cards.
  • An overview of the SIMS Behaviour Management reporting facilities.
  • Create user-defined reports for Behaviour/Achievement monitoring, if required.
  • Advice on how to configure the SIMS homepage to monitor behaviour and achievement for the whole school, year groups, registration groups etc, allowing real-time access.
  • Advice on how to configure the Student Teacher View to reflect your school's behaviour monitoring policies.

What is excluded?

  • Following sign-off of the service, no further amendments or support for the Behaviour Management module are included. Further issues or queries with the Behaviour Management module should be logged with the ICT Service Centre via our My ICT Incidents online reporting form or on 0300 123 6797 (option 3).
  • Amendments or new requests for assistance should be commissioned separately.

What does it cost?

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Additional information

Is there anything I need in place before I can use this service?

Yes, to use this service you will need to have SIMS operational on a SIMS server hosted within the school.

How many consultancy hours are included as part of this service?

This is dependent on your school's requirements. A no obligation quote for costs and timescale for delivery are provided following an initial consultation.

Are there any restrictions on this service?

All SIMS consultancies are subject to SIMS consultant availability. This service is offered throughout the academic year.

Is training available for staff on how to use SIMS?

Education Digital Services School Applications Team provide SIMS training courses to all schools, including schools outside Lancashire.

To view and book available SIMS training courses, please visit our SIMS Training Courses page or contact EducationDigitalServices@lancashire.gov.uk for more information.

How do I book this consultancy?

Please contact EducationDigitalServices@lancashire.gov.uk to arrange a booking.