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St Colman's High & Sixth Form College, Ballynahinch

Parent app

SIMS Parent App

The new parent app with easy access to important school information

We have a convenient new way to share information with you.  It’s called SIMS parent app and it offers you the chance to find out more about what’s going on in school.  You can access the system any time, any place from any smart device.


What will you find on SIMS Parent app:

  • Important information such as term dates and contact details.
  • Your child’s school report – in fact from Christmas 2019 it’s the only way to see it.
  • Updates to remind you about important information, including PTM times and dates
  • An easy way to update your contact details – essential if we need to contact you.
  • Secure, private and fast access to your child(ren)’s essential data.


Getting started with the SIMS Parent app

  • After you provide us with your working email address we will send you an activation email, simply click on the link to activate your account.  (If you have not received an email or the link has expired please email from the email address you want to use and leave your name, your child's name and date of birth also your child's reg group and your invitation will be resent.)
  • Note, the invitation will be sent to the email address that we have on SIMS Database, please ensure you check your junk mail if you do not receive an email.
  • You can then log in using your usual Facebook, Twitter, Google or Microsoft username and password.
  • Download the SIMS Parent app from the Google Play or Apple App store.
  • From a PC or Windows phone, login online at


Please note that your activation email is unique to you and should not be used by anyone else. If you require an additional login then please contact your school.

Your activation email will expire after 90 days if it is not used, please contact your school if you require a replacement after this date.