Accessing 4Matrix from Outside School

There are several ways in which this can be achieved, and we have put together a document to help users decide on which option is best for their school. 

You can download the document from this link:

In-light of the current situation, we are extending the free-use period of 4Matrix Infinity for all schools until September 2020.

Import Fix

There is a fix available for an error which occurs when attempting to import data via a spreadsheet into an existing series in which results or custom field data has already been imported.

Please visit for more details.

 How do I configure 4Matrix to work with SIMS?


You do not need to do anything, 4Matrix uses the SIMS.ini file to determine the location of the SIMS database when the SIMS Extract tool is launched from within 4Matrix. Please note that SIMS must be installed locally for this process to work.

If you use multiple SIMS databases, 4Matrix will extract data from the most recent database used.


Hosted SIMS schools are unable to use the SIMS Extract but reports are provided at

Was this article helpful? yes / no

Powered by Help Desk Software HESK, in partnership with SysAid Technologies