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End of Year Procedures 2018

For maintained schools, the start of the 2018/2019 Academic Year in Hertfordshire is 01/09/2018. The end date for the Academic Year is 31/08/2019. The last day of the Summer Term is 24/07/19. The first day in September may not be the start of the Autumn term for your school but we recommend you use this date when creating the terms AND for the admission date of your new pupils.

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11/06/2018

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DMS027 - Secondary and Middle School End of Year Procedures

This document describes the steps that should be followed to enable a successful transition from one academic year to another. It includes the creation of a new academic year, setting up next year’s registration groups and year groups, etc. together with the promotion of students from one year into the next.

This document can be started at any time during the summer term, and most tasks MUST be completed BEFORE the end of term. Certain tasks in this document must be completed before continuing to document DMS041 Academic End of Year.

 

11/06/2018

New

DMS041 – Secondary Academic End of Year

This document describes the steps that should be followed to set up and populate academic classes for the new academic year 2017/18.

Before you start to follow this document, you will need to ensure that the new academic year has been created in SIMS and that promotion mapping has been completed as per DMS027 above.

 

01/05/2018

Updated

DMS010 - Creating a new Academic Year
This document describes the steps that should be followed to create a new academic year in SIMS as well as defining Term dates, Public Holidays and INSET days.

 

17/07/2018
Updated

 

Start of Year Procedures – Primary, Special and Nursery

This document must be started before pupils come back in September. It is especially important to ensure any applicants are admitted before their first day back. The Housekeeping routines towards the end of book do not have to be completed as part of the start of year procedures but September is a convenient time to carry them out.

 

24/05/2018

 

DMS001 - End of Year Procedures - Primary, Special and Nursery

This document describes the steps that should be followed to enable a successful transition from one academic year to another. It includes the creation of a new academic year, setting up next year’s registration groups and year groups, etc. together with the promotion of pupils from one year into the next.

This document can be started at any time during the summer term, and MUST be completed BEFORE the end of term. Please note that the ‘Start of Year Procedures 2018/2019’ documents will be available on the grid towards the end of the Summer Term.

If you use the Dinner Money module you will need to complete a separate document once the new Academic Year has been created. This can be found here: http://www.thegrid.org.uk/info/traded/sitss/finance/dinners/

21/02/2019
Updated

DMS004 - Importing ATF Files into SIMS

This document explains how to import ATF files into SIMS

 

24/05/2016

Preparing for a New Academic Year in Assessment Manager - This document (S1460) contains some useful tips for preparing Assessment Manager ready for the new academic year.

This document can be found here