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SIMS Exclusions - Advanced Guidance on DfE Change


Two new fields in exclusions
From Summer 2020



From the Summer 2020 release of SIMS and in order to meet new DfE census requirements for 2021, the release will include 2 additional reasons for exclusions fields.  These will be available in the reporting engine and via SIMS internal API calls. The existing field has been become reason #1.  Reasons #2 and #3 are optional. 

TI's using the reason for exclusion field 1 may lose data unless they amend their data exchanges to incorporate the additional fields.