SIMS End of Year Procedures 2020/21

This FAQ lists the latest information regarding the End of Year procedures within SIMS.

It contains all guidance notes required to carry out the procedure and links to useful FAQ’s.

You must complete these procedures before the start of the new academic year. It is critical that the new academic year is created and promotion routines run before the old year ends.

Guidance Notes

SIMS End Of Year Procedures Primary

SIMS End Of Year Procedures Secondary

SIMS End Of Year Procedures Independent Senior


Useful FAQ’s

Permissions to carry out End of Year Procedures –

Notes for Admissions process –

Creating Pre-Admission Groups –

Which date should I use as my academic start date?

Adding new houses –

Renaming registration groups –

Importing ATF for school with Nursery Unit –

Recording Leavers –

Unusual flag when running promotion –

Promoting after the academic start date –



You may also be interested in watching our recorded End Of Year Procedures Webinar. The presentation will cover the pastoral arrangements for the new academic year including the new student intake, student leavers and associated procedures for Primary and Secondary Schools.  For those subscribing to the WebTrain Service this is included in your package.  If you do not subscribe the charge for the Webinar is £51.

For more information please contact us on 01392 385300 or email



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