Training and Sector Analysis

The Education sector is ever changing. Our Head of Education has been working with the Academy Sector from its infancy in 2010 when there were just 208 Academies operating.


He has seen it grow and has supported many hundreds of schools on their journey to become SATs and MATs, to the point where there are now around 9,500 Academy schools and free schools today.

We offer a completely free initial consultation by phone or video call to get an understanding of your needs to identify your bespoke support.


Consultancy, training and analysis requests include:

  • Training for suppliers of products and services to Academies (SATs and MATs) to have a greater understanding of the sector to ensure they can focus on meeting the ever developing needs of the Academies.

  • Identifying and developing data sets on: Academies (at pupil, school or trust level Nationally or specific geographies), Independent Schools or Maintained Schools.  

  • Consultancy to support Banks develop a credible Academy Banking  proposition

Banks and Suppliers to the Academy Sector

If you want to offer services or products to Academies or Independent Schools, it is essential that you understand the sector.


A school will expect a supplier to understand the different types of academies,  their funding and financial challenges and to be able to "speak the same language".

We offer face to face training at your premises as well as consultancy to support your development into the sector.

UK Education Data Sets

We can prepare data sets on the UK school sector covering Academies (MATs and SATs), Independent Schools and Maintained schools.

Data can be based on geography and/or pupil numbers (directly linking to school income)

To explore how we can help you, Contact Us here or call on 07796 940193.

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