Quick Links for Parents
The SIMS Parent gives you access to information about your child/ren, including attendance, timetable, conduct, reports, calendar information and homework. Full details on the registration process for SIMS Parent is available on the Capita SIMS Parent Registration Page.
Once you have registered your account you can access SIMS Parent via an Internet Browser on your computer (www.sims-parent.co.uk) or by downloading the SIMS Parent App from the Apple or Google Store on your smart device.
Detailed help on using SIMS Parent is available from the Capita SIMS Parent Help Page.
We are introducing a new method of signing up to extra-curricular activities, be these trips, clubs or fixtures. This new facility is called SIMS Activities. If you have already registered for SIMS Parent you can access Activities using the same login details here SIMS Activities. Please note that there is no link directly to Activities currently from within the parent app.
If you have not yet registered for SIMS Parent then please contact the school and request a new invitation code.
Further information is available here: SIMS Activities Help Document.
SIMS Pay is a tool for making payments to the school to pay for Food and Trips. You will receive an invitation containing an activation code from the school via the email address the school holds for you to create a login for SIMS Pay. You can then register an account using an existing Google or Microsoft email address using the activation code we have sent you. Activation codes will expire 28 days after they are issued. Once you have an account you can login via the Capita SIMS Pay Login Page.
Parents' Evening System
Use Parents' Evening System to book appointments with your child's teachers. We will let you know when a Parents' Evening is scheduled for your children and you can login via the Parents' Evening Login Page.
Sickness/Absence via Studybugs
You can use Studybugs to inform the school about your child being absent from school for medical reasons and you will need to register an account on their site (studybugs.com/about/parents). Alternatively you can leave a message with the school by telephoning 01273 206874 or by sending a text message to 07860 055 853.
Systems for Students
SIMS Student allows students to see the homework tasks set for them by their Teacher. Access is given in a similar way to the SIMS Parent application and students are sent an invitation to sign up using their school G-mail account.
Full details on the registration process for SIMS Student is available on the Capita SIMS Student Page.
Once you have registered your account you can access SIMS Student via an Web Browser on your computer (www.sims-student.co.uk) or by downloading the SIMS Student App from the Apple or Google Store on your smart device.
Email and Google Tools
All students have a school email account of the type firstname.lastname@example.org with the same password they use to login at School. They can access this mail account via a GMail login Page. Once logged on to their School Google Account they have access to a range of Google Tools and the School file store called Google Drive via the Google Apps link.
Resources required by students to complete homework can be found in Google Drive. Students should log in to Google Drive, and then navigate to Team Drives, followed by Homework Resources for Students or click here.
Blatchington Mill has a bespoke rewards scheme for good behaviour and results which is delivered via a system called Passport. Teachers generate points in Passport for good progress and behaviour and Students spend those points on a variety of items available on Passport.
The School uses a Biometric System (Finger print reader) to identify Students and Staff and allow them to spend money from their accounts in the Canteen. The system is also used to allow them the collect printouts and make copies from the Schools Multi-Function Print Devices.
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