Primary school data analysis using SIMS 2019

For primary schools using SIMS Assessment - analyse your key stage data using marksheets, excel reports and dashboards

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Instant analysis of key stage results

A new course for primary schools

Over the last 12 months Capita have introduced a new set of marksheets and reports to take your data analysis deeper than ever before. This course shows you how to import and use these exciting new resources to give you a more complete view of your primary school's data.

  • This course will show you how to download the resources provided by Capita
  • How to create school marksheets from the templates provided by Capita
  • How to use SIMS to calculate a pupil's estimated KS2 scaled score from their KS1 prior attainment group (PAG)
  • Calculate the 'value added' or progress that a pupil has made by comparing the estimated scaled score with their actual scaled score
  • Analyse the percentage of pupils achieving the standard across reading, writing and maths combined
  • Calculate and analyse the percentage of pupils achieving the required standard at KS1
  • Indicate analyse the pupils who attained a 'good level of development' (GLD) at the end of the reception year

These new SIMS resources also include a set of reports that extract the data calculated in each marksheet and automatically create a set of spreadsheets to analyse the data.


Your Instructor

David Pott
David Pott

I'm an independent SIMS and Power BI consultant working with schools for over 15 years. I spend lots of time with different schools, talking about the best ways to use SIMS and Power BI and creating effective assessment and analysis systems.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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