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  • Access 2013 Essentials

     

    Schools ICT are offering a number of e-learning courses for school staff to access online at their convenience. Please follow this link for more information.

    The Microsoft Access 2013 Essentials course guides students through two scenarios for creating databases. Initially you will create a very simple, standardized database from a template and then go on to create a customised database. Upon completion of the course, you will understand tables, relationships, querioes, forms and reports.

    Topics covered in this course include:

    • Creating an Access web application
    • Creating a database
    • Use tables and forms for data entry
    • Query the database
    • Searching data using filters
    • Presenting data with reports
    • Paramerterised queries
    • Customising databases
    • Creating forms
    • Creating reports
    • Access storage
    • Migrating to SharePoint
    • Connecting to SQL server
    • Analyse your database

    For more information please contact the Events Team on 01609 536040 or email us by clicking on this link.
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  • Course Details

    For information about the courses that we cover, please select the links below or on the left hand side.

    If you cannot see the course you want, or if you are unsure about the suitability of a course, please contact us on 01609 536086 for advice. Custom training or in-school consultancy can be arranged, subject to availability. 

  • CTouch | Interactive Panels

                          

    It has never been a better time to invest in an Interactive panel from Schools ICT.  If you are considering making changes to your Interactive hardware an Interactive Panel may not be as expensive as you think. 

  • Excel 2010 - Beginners, Intermediate, Advanced

     

    Schools ICT are offering a number of e-learning courses for school staff to access online at theirconvenience. Please follow this link for more information.

     

    Beginners:

    This online course is designed to help you use the Microsoft Excel 2010 interface, commands, and features to present, analyze, and manipulate various types of data.Topics covered in this course include:

    • Setting Excel Options
    • Creating a New Workbook
    • Adding and Moving Data in a Worksheet
    • Formatting Cells and Using Borders and Margins
    • Sorting and Filtering Data Lists
    • Reviewing a Workbook and Using the Proofing Tools
    • Creating and Editing Charts
    • Inserting Shapes, Pictures, Clip Art, SmartArt Graphics, WordArt, Screen Shots, and Signature Lines

    Intermediate:

    This online course is designed to help manage workbooks in Excel 2010.Topics covered in this course include:

    • Editing Worksheets
    • Adding Headers, Footers, and Hyperlinks
    • Formatting and Editing Cells
    • Conditional Formatting
    • Analyzing Data Lists
    • Using What-If Analysis
    • Performing Calculations
    • Creating, Editing, and Formatting PivotTables
    • Creating and Editing Charts
    • Setting Excel 201 Options and Workbook Properties
    • Linking and Embedding Objects
    • Sharing Workbooks

    Advanced:

    This online course is designed to help you customize and manage the Excel 2010 interface as well as know how to manage, manipulate, and format data.Topics covered in this course include:

    • Setting Excel 2010 Options
    • Manipulating Worksheet Data
    • Creating and Editing Named Ranges
    • Working with Solver and PowerPivot Add-Ins
    • Working with External Data
    • Creating and Editing Web Queries
    • Creating Sparklines and Trendlines
    • Analyzing PivotTable Data
    • Creating and Editing Macros
    • Running a Macro
    • Workbook Protection Levels

     

    For more information please contact the Events Team on 01609 536040 or email us by clicking on this link.

     

     

  • Excel 2013 Essentials

     

    Schools ICT are offering a number of e-learning courses for school staff to access online at their convenience. Please follow this link for more information.

    The Microsoft Excel 2013 Essentials course guides students through typical Excel use and shows them how to get the most out of Excel features to work effectively and efficiently with workbooks, worksheets, formats, numeric and text functions and charts.

     Topics covered in this course include:

    • Creating, managing, navigating and formatting worksheets and workbook customisation and views
    • Printing and saving workbooks
    • Inserting and formatting cells and ranges
    • Ordering and grouping cells and ranges
    • Creating, modifying, filtering and sorting tables
    • Working and summarising data with formulas and functions
    • Using conditional logic
    • Formatting and modifying text with functions
    • Using conditional logic
    • Formatting and modifying text with functions
    • Creating and formatting charts
    • Inserting and formatting objects

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  • Lync 2013 Essentials

     

    Schools ICT are offering a number of e-learning courses for school staff to access online at their convenience. Please follow this link for more information.

    The Microsoft Lync 2013 Essentials course shows you how to add contacts and contact groups; communicate with your contacts by using IM, voice and video; use chat rooms; and use online voice and video conferencing.

    Topics covered in this course include:

    • Introduction to Lync 2013
    • Configuring Lync 2013
    • Setting up User Information and Preferences
    • Managing and Viewing Contacts
    • Initiating and Joining Voice and Video Calls
    • Using Chat
    • Tabbed Conversations
    • Conferences Calls
    • Scheduling and Participating in Meetings
    • Controlling Meeting Content
    • Recording a Meeting
    • Managing Attendees
    • Outlook Integration

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  • Office Web Apps Essentials

     

    Schools ICT are offering a number of e-learning courses for school staff to access online at their convenience. Please follow this link for more information.

    The Microsoft Office Web Apps Essentials course guides students through a scenario where SkyDrive is being used for document storage and the files must be viewed, edited, and presented from within a browser. The students will learn how to work with documents in a Web App, how to edit the document from their desktop app, and how to concurrently collaborate with other users using Web Apps.

    Topics covered in this course include:

    • Introduction to Office Web Apps
    • Saving and Opening Documents with SkyDrive
    • Create a New Document from a Browser
    • Use Office Web Apps with other devices
    • Opening Files with Desktop Apps
    • Editing Documents from a Mobile Device
    • Edit documents by using Office Web Apps
    • Editing a Spreadsheet with Office Web Apps
    • Using the PowerPoint Web App
    • Saving Documents with Office Web Apps
    • Printing with Web Apps
    • Concurrent authors in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
    • Multiple Users with Word Web App
    • Concurrent users in OneNote
    • Brainstorming with OneNote
    • Dealing with Conflicts in OneNote

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  • OneNote 2010 – Beginners

     

    Schools ICT are offering a number of e-learning courses for school staff to access online at theirconvenience. Please follow this link for more information.

    This one-and-half-hour course is designed to help you use the features of OneNote 2010 to create, edit, organize, and share a notebook.

    Topics covered in this course include:

    • Explore the OneNote 2010 User Interface
    • Create a Notebook
    • Create Pages, Sections, and Section Groups
    • Save a Page, Section, and a Notebook
    • Add Media Elements to a page
    • Insert Links, Files, Time Stamps and Symbols to a Page
    • Use the Pen option to Write and Draw on a Page
    • View different Versions of  a Notebook
    • View and Edit the Page Display in a Notebook
    • Print a Notebook
    • Share a Page and a Notebook

     

    For more information please contact the Events Team on 01609 536040 or email us by clicking on this link.

  • OneNote 2013 Essentials


    Schools ICT are offering a number of e-learning courses for school staff to access online at their convenience. Please follow this link for more information.

    The Microsoft OneNote 2013 Essentials course guides students through the process of creating a shared notebook to centralize notes, files, and records for a project. You will learn how to create a notebook and organize the notebook by using section groups, sections, and pages. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to personalize OneNote; create, share, and organize notebooks; and add notes from a variety of sources to a page.

    Topics covered in this course include:

    • Create a OneNote notebook
    • Working with Local Notebooks and Notebook Views
    • Organize a notebook
    • Create and Organize Sections and Pages
    • Prove: Create and organize notebooks: Knowledge check
    • Populate a notebook
    • Manage notebook content
    • Working with Note Containers and Tags
    • Locate Information in a Notebook
    • Share information from a notebook
    • Share Notebooks
    • Opening and Protecting Shared Notebooks

     

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  • Outlook 2013 Essentials

     

    Schools ICT are offering a number of e-learning courses for school staff to access online at their convenience. Please follow this link for more information.

    The Microsoft Outlook 2013 Essentials course shows you how to customize the Outlook user interface, send and respond to emails and meeting requests, manage the calendar, schedule meetings and appointments, organize contacts, create and modify tasks, and use notes.

    Topics covered in this course include:

    • Introduction to Outlook 2013
    • Managing multiple outlook accounts
    • Customizing the Outlook User Interface
    • Creating, Responding, and Formatting Emails
    • Formatting Item Content and Working with Attachments
    • Creating, Adding, and Assigning Signatures
    • Cleaning up Messages
    • Outlook Rules
    • Managing Automatic Messages
    • Managing Outlook Contacts
    • Using Social Connectors
    • Managing your Outlook calendar
    • Creating and Manipulating Meetings, Appointments, and Events
    • Creating, Working, and Using Tasks and Notes

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  • Powerpoint 2010 - Beginners, Intermediate, Advanced

     

    Schools ICT are offering a number of e-learning courses for school staff to access online at theirconvenience. Please follow this link for more information.

    Beginners:

    This two-hour online course is designed to help you use the Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 interface, commands, and features to create, enhance, and deliver presentations.Topics covered in this course include:

    • Manage the PowerPoint Environment
    • Use Presentation Views
    • Work with the PowerPoint Windows
    • Create and Save Presentations
    • Work with Text Boxes
    • Work with WordArt
    • Insert and Format a Table
    • Work with Custom Animation
    • Insert and Modify a Picture, Shape, SmartArt Graphic, and Chart
    • Add Video Clips, Images, and Illustrations
    • Send a Slide Show for Review
    • Work with Comments
    • Prepare a Slide Show for Delivery

    Intermediate:

    This one-hour online course is designed to help you use the Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 interface, commands, and features to create, enhance, and deliver presentations.Topics covered in this course include:

    • Working with Text Boxes
    • Drawing and Formatting a Table
    • Modifying a Picture
    • Inserting and Formatting a Chart
    • Inserting and Formatting a SmartArt Diagram
    • Working with Videos
    • Modifying Color and Font Schemes
    • Filling Backgrounds
    • Setting Headers and Footers
    • Delivering a Presentation

    Advanced:

    This one-hour online course is designed to help you use advanced features of PowerPoint 2010 to create, customize, and deliver presentations that are rich in multimedia elements. Topics covered in this course include:

    • Customize the Quick Access Toolbar and Ribbon
    • Customize Master Views and Create Slide Layout
    • Customize Slide Master and Creating New Layout
    • Incorporate Existing Content
    • Work with Videos, Clip Art, Images, and Illustrations
    • Save and Print a Slide Show
    • Broadcast and Record a Slide Show
    • Collaborate by using PowerPoint 2010

    For more information please contact the Events Team on 01609 536040 or email us by clicking on this link.

     

  • PowerPoint 2013 Essentials


    Schools ICT are offering a number of e-learning courses for school staff to access online at their convenience. Please follow this link for more information.

    The Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 Essentials course guides students through typical PowerPoint use and shows them how to get the most out of PowerPoint features to work effectively and efficiently with templates, themes, and styles.

    Topics covered in this course include:

    • Creating and Managing Presentations
    • Using PowerPoint Templates, Themes, and Backgrounds
    • Using Slide Masters
    • Presentation Options and Views
    • Configuring and Presenting Slideshows
    • Creating, Inserting, and Formatting Slides
    • Working with Slide Elements and Style
    • Ordering and Grouping Shapes and Slides
    • Using Layouts
    • Working and Modifying Text, Tables, Charts, and SmartArt, Photos, and Images
    • Inserting and Formatting Media
    • Working with Transitions and Animations
    • Protecting and Sharing Presentations
    • Managing Reviews

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  • RM Finance Upgrade

    Schools ICT will be supporting schools with the upgrade of the RM Finance Software to version 8.30.

    In order to begin the process, please download the folder below to every PC or laptop that has RM Finance installed by clicking on the link and allowing the folder to download.

    Once you have downloaded the file to the relevant computers, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. who will then arrange a convienient time to perform the upgrade. 

    zipRM Finance Upgrade Folder

    If you have any problems, please contact the Schools ICT Helpdesk on 01609 536086.

  • Staff Performance Demo

    Below is a video of the SIMS Staff Performance Demo that was held at Highfield House in October 2014.

    Please note: If this video fails to load, access to YouTube through Smoothwall may need to be given to staff. Please contact Schools ICT on 01609 536086 who will be able to help.

    As I know you are aware, you are now required to monitor and record the performance of your staff to enable you to provide evidence of efficiency/progress etc.  SIMS SP Module is an extremely useful tool for setting Objectives, recording Observations, CPD and Staff Reviews.  Staff Performance can be used whether you currently use the full functionality of Personnel or just basic information is recorded in SIMS.

    This module would be driven by Heads/Senior Management Team with possibly a little help, during the set-up procedure, from your SIMS Administrator. 

    SIMS Staff Performance simplifies the performance management of all school staff and engages staff in their own development.  It provides a portfolio of evidence throughout the appraisal process.

    There are no on-going costs or Annual Maintenance, just a one off Licence fee of:

    £200 for Primary Schools

    £500 for Secondary Schools

    If you require any further information about this package or have any queries regarding the video, please contact Natalie Masters on 01609 536072.

  • Windows 8 Desktop Essentials


    Schools ICT are offering a number of e-learning courses for school staff to access online at their convenience. Please follow this link for more information.

    The Microsoft Windows 8 Desktop Essentials course covers Microsoft Windows 8 interface elements relating to the Windows desktop. This includes managing your desktop, maintaining and protecting your computer, and configuring your PC using the Control Panel.

    Topics covered in this course include:

    • Using Windows 8 Desktop
    • Using Charms
    • Working with Control Panel
    • Using Microsoft Accounts
    • Working with Devices and Printers
    • Working with the Taskbar
    • Using Libraries
    • Protecting Your Computer and Your Data
    • Introduction to Windows to Go

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  • Word 2010 - Beginners, Intermediate, Advanced


    Schools ICT are offering a number of e-learning courses for school staff to access online at their convenience. Please follow this link for more information.

    Beginners:

    This two-hour online course is designed to help you use the Microsoft Word 2010 interface, commands, and features to create, enhance, and share documents.

    Topics covered in this course include:

    • Introducing Word 2010
    • Creating a Document
    • Viewing a Document
    • The Formatting Options
    • Browsing a Document
    • The Page Setup Options
    • Inserting Page Numbers and Page Breaks
    • Applying Quick Styles to a Document
    • Applying Themes to a Document
    • Enhancing Images
    • Using the Proofing Features
    • The Language Features
    • Printing and Sharing a Document

    Intermediate:

    This one-and-half hour course provides you with the skills and knowledge required to enhance, share, and customize Word 2010 documents.

    Topics covered in this course include:

    • Customizing Word Options
    • Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
    • Customizing the Saving Options
    • Setting up the Pages in a Document
    • Reorganizing a Document
    • Inserting Section Breaks in a Document
    • Adding Tables and Captions
    • Inserting Graphical Elements
    • Reviewing a Document
    • Co-authoring a Document
    • Viewing Documents on the Web
    • Working with Documents by Using Word Mobile 2010
    • Protecting a Document
    • Inserting Table of Contents and Footnotes
    • Creating a Mail Merge

    Advanced:

    This one-and-half hour course provides you with the skills and knowledge required to create complex documents and publish them by using Word 2010.

    Topics covered in this course include:

    • Customizing the Ribbon
    • Introduction to Text Building Blocks
    • Embed Objects in a Document
    • Add References and Citations
    • Insert an Equation
    • Compare and Combine a Document
    • Combine Different Versions of a Document
    • Checking for Issues in a Document
    • Editing Documents on the Web and a Mobile Device
    • Publishing a Document with Word Mobile 2010
    • Create a Master Document
    • Insert an Index
    • Add Content Controls
    • Use XML Tools

     

    For more information please contact the Events Team on 01609 536040 or email us by clicking on this link.

  • Word 2013 Essentials

     

    Schools ICT are offering a number of e-learning courses for school staff to access online at theirconvenience. Please follow this link for more information.

     

    The Microsoft Word 2013 Essentials course shows you how to create documents using templates; customize your document using themes, page layouts, and tables; add images and multimedia to your document; work with document revisions; and protect and finalize your document. Topics covered in this course include:

    • Working with Templates
    • Using Document-wide Settings
    • Document Navigation
    • Page Layout Options
    • Using and Modifying Tables
    • Inserting Images
    • Document Review and Revisions
    • Formatting Paragraphs and Line Spacing
    • Controlling Content Flow
    • Background and Watermark
    • Working with Video
    • Working with References
    • Using a Table of Contents
    • Protecting a Document
    • Printing Documents

     

    For more information please contact the Events Team on 01609 536040 or email us by clicking on this link.

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