Message TypeMessage Type Accessible Via
Behaviour Message
Focus | Behaviour Management | Pupil (or Student) Behaviour
Exclusion Message
Focus | Pupil (or Student) | Exclusions
Bill Payer Message
Focus | Fees Billing | Send Message NOTE: A Bill Payer message can be sent only if the Fees licence has been applied.
Applicant General Message
Focus | Admission | Application Focus | Pupil (or Student) | Special Educational Needs Focus | Pupil (or Student) | Pupil (or Student) Details | Fees Details
Pupil/Student General Message
Focus | Pupil (or Student) | Send Pupil (or Student) Message and Focus | Pupil (or Student) | Pupil (or Student) Details (Links panel)
General Message
Focus | InTouch | Send Message
SEN Message
Focus | Pupil (or Student) | Special Educational Needs
SEN Reminder Message
On the SIMS Home Page, click a SEN reminder in the My Reminders panel.
Class Register Message
Focus | Attendance (or Lesson Monitor) | Take Register
Fees Communication Message
Focus | Pupil (or Student) | Pupil (or Student) Details (Links panel) NOTE: A Fees Communication message can be sent only if the Fees licence has been applied.
SEN Reminder, Detention and Pupil/Student General messages can also be sent from the Timeline panel on the Pupil (or Student) Teacher View. 


NOTE: Accessing the messaging functionality using one of the menu routes described in the table enables you to change to any of the other message types, if required. The only exception is a General Message (Focus | In Touch | Send Message), where the type of message cannot be changed. 

When you are preparing a message to be sent, the intended recipients can be selected, files can be attached and a wide range of text and paragraph formatting can be applied.