SIMS Learning Gateway (SLG) provides teachers, parents and pupils with secure online access to real-time data in SIMS, anytime, anywhere - from assessment marks and behaviour to reports and registration.
With SIMS Learning Gateway, your staff can work more flexibly, parents are better engaged and students are encouraged to drive their own achievement. With SLG, your staff can work more flexibly, parents are better engaged in their child’s progress and school life and pupils are encouraged to drive their own achievement.
Why choose SIMS Learning Gateway?
Keep parents informed, wherever they are
SLG is compatible with tablets and smartphones so even busy parents, or those overseas, can access information on the move and keep up-to-date with their child’s progress and the latest school announcements.
Flexible working for teachers
By accessing all the information they need from any computer or tablet, teachers can reduce conflicts between work and home.
Instant access to detailed information on a child
Parents can view their child’s timetable, see details of set homework and deadlines, check their latest achievement points or access their child’s school reports online and view exam information and results.
Motivate pupils to drive their own achievement
Pupils can gain access to their learning targets and achievement data from school or from home.
Value for money
SLG is fully integrated with SIMS so you can share your school’s data without increasing your workload, while also saving on printing and postage costs.
SIMS Learning Gateway features for independent schools
Enter all pupils’ homework assignments, enter grades and comments and provide teachers, pupils and parents with access to homework set and status.
Secure data access anytime, anywhere
SIMS data can be accessed 24/7. Share secure, up-to-date information with everyone who needs it, when they need it, transforming your whole school’s communication.
You’re in control
You have control of the information you share. You can decide which current and historical SIMS data you display dependent on who is accessing it. You can tailor user access by setting a read-write option for teachers and read-only for parents and pupils.
Separate online web pages
You can provide separate, customised web pages for parents, teachers and pupils. Set different SIMS data access, alerts to new content, calendars and more.
Publish reports online
Publish pupil reports as PDFs, saving time on collation, distribution and the cost of printing.
Integrate with other online services
Integrate a wide range of existing online services such as email and VLE into one combined solution. This customises the system to meet your individual needs.
Tailor to your school’s specific requirements, including branding and logos using easy to use drag-and-drop functionality. Control the information you share, including making instant changes to user access, essential for child protection.
SIMS Learning Gateway case studies
Find out how two failing schools have joined forces to raise standards. Using SIMS to monitor attendance, progress and behaviour, they’ve driven up results across the board.
To help change Ofsted's view of St Andrew’s, the primary school knew SIMS could help them progress. With a global picture of every child available to all, attendance has already risen.
SIMS Learning Gateway services for independent schools
Getting started with SIMS Learning Gateway
Connecting your school to SIMS Learning Gateway (SLG) is a straightforward process that combines prerequisites, connectivity and setup. We take ownership for managing the process and provide on-site training once the technology is in place, bringing confidence to your staff and users. If you would like to self-host SLG we also offer Microsoft SharePoint installations and consultancy.
Whether it’s technical troubleshooting, a reminder on how to manage users or advice on when and how you can get the best out of our latest upgrades, our SLG support team are here to help. Call us on 01234 832 020 or log a case via SupportNet. All of our customers are also provided with a wide range of publications and resources describing how each feature can be configured and used.
Getting the most out of SIMS Learning Gateway
Because SLG is based on Microsoft SharePoint, the opportunities to expand its capabilities are endless. Whether you want to provide dynamic content to parents or link with other online services to pull in relevant staff data, you’ll love the flexibility of SIMS Learning Gateway. We run on-site SLG consultancy as well as workshops.
Contact us to find out more about:
- Hosted SLG services
- SharePoint design services (portal personalisation)
- System design services for customers hosting multiple SLG schools
- Physical and virtual server supply and configuration
- SharePoint installations, configuration and upgrades
- SharePoint internet publishing
- SLG installations and migrations
- Remote upgrade services
- On-site software consultancy
- Remote troubleshooting and consultancy
- Workshop consultancy and training
SIMS Review Service
We understand that every independent school is unique and in recognition of this we offer a highly flexible health check service. as pupil assessment, or need support in taking a holistic view of SIMS use in your school or want to ensure that your key SIMS users are getting the individual help they need, our health check service is the ideal place to start. After the review, a detailed report is prepared highlighting where SIMS is used to maximum effect, areas where further gains could be made and offering guidance and advice on how to achieve this.