Whole-academy support from top teaching to bottom line

With the autonomy of running a stand-alone academy or multi-academy trust come significant additional risks and responsibilities, operational and financial challenges. Administrative obligations, developing ICT strategy, managing building assets – the list is endless.

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So which of these is diverting your focus from realising the vision and ambition of your academy or trust?

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School Improvement

Research shows that the best way to achieve an excellent school system is through a school-led model of improvement. Our education experts, many of whom are Ofsted-qualified inspectors, support academies and multi-academy trusts to achieve this vision, build and develop sustainable capacity and improve outcomes for all children and young people, including those from vulnerable groups.

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Facilities & Management

Keeping your school safe, open and functioning is a necessity and comes with statutory obligations. Babcock’s FM services currently enhance the learning environment for over 250,000 pupils. Transferring the risk of your critical assets removes the responsibility of managing your property and gives you peace of mind. We help provide a safe and compliant learning environment for your students while our built asset management service will future-proof your estate and enhance utilisation and revenue opportunities, ensuring long term financial stability.

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ICT matters. It is central to the success of your academy. As experts in education, we deliver a whole-school ICT solution of integrated technical support, data services and curriculum consultancy. Babcock’s “It Can Transform” programme improves outcomes for children and young people by helping to shape your ICT vision, manage your ICT service effectively and maximise your budget.

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HR & Finance

Handling complex HR issues and ensuring your finances are managed according to government guidelines, are crucial to the overall management and development of your academy or trust. Babcock’s quality-assured HR and Finance consultants can help you avoid costly errors and minimise risk, making sure you’re on top of employment legislation and maximising financial efficiencies.

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Governance & Compliance

Ensuring regulatory and statutory compliance in every area of your operation is paramount to sustainability. Babcock’s services steer school leaders and governors through the process for a seamless transition to academy status or becoming a multi-academy trust, and give ongoing comprehensive support thereafter.

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