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Testimonials

Schools' Choice

“Always professional, will have or find an answer to any question and explain in simple terms. It is very reassuring to know they are at the end of the phone.” Copleston High School


School Business Manager Service

“The quality of (the business manager) service is one of the best things I have bought into in a long while - high quality service and great value for money.” Claydon High School


Premises Management Training

“‘The pre course on line training was excellent as was the course content from the trainers on the day. Personally I think the new format is an improvement on the full day course, and the two part style covered excellent information. A big thanks for an informative and supportive training event.’ Albert Pye Primary School


Property Management Services

“Our Corporate Property Advisor is very knowledge and quick to come back with a response if she does not have an immediate answer. Also having worked in an education environment, she is fully aware of where our comments are coming from.” Palgrave Primary School


Data Protection and Freedom of Information

"We bought into the Data Protection and FOI Service at a time when we urgently needed advice. Adele and her team talked us through our legal responsibilities and provided clear and practical advice on how we should proceed with the request. Data Protection and the FOI Act can be minefields of legislation and are likely to affect schools more and more frequently in the future; for the sake of a small annual fee, I believe the service they provide is invaluable." Pakefield High School


ICT Services

“A quick note to say how impressed we all were with Ben. He was polite, knowledgeable and easy to talk to. He has given us the reassurance we needed that our current position isn’t as poor as we thought and I think we will be able to work successfully together to make a real improvement to IT in our school.” East Bergholt Primary School


School Business Manager Service

“A high quality consistent service at a fair price.” “The culture is supportive, flexible and responsive to specific needs and we would unreservedly endorse their work.” Samuel Ward Academy


Finance Services

“As always, finance team excellent! Polite and knowledgeable and very quick to respond to emailed questions and telephone queries. Keep up the good work! Can't do without you!” Pakefield Primary


HR Casework

“The Leys and St Faith’s Foundation values the high quality and timely HR consultancy support it receives from Schools’ Choice. It is particularly beneficial to have a named HR Caseworker who knows our schools’ ethos, and supports us to deliver a programme of work and training aligned to our priorities.” The Leys School


Online DBS Checking Service

“We have been using the DBS On-line system for a month now and have found it to be user friendly and an excellent way of keeping track of the forms.” Suffolk One Sixth Form College


Governor Training

“A really well planned and executed training session. Very worthwhile. Thank you.” Gislingham/Palgrave Federation


Governor Services

Governors say “they benefit from well-tailored training and regular governor briefings which help them to sharpen the focus of their work in challenging and supporting their schools”


The Duke of Edinburgh's Award

“I’m applying for different courses and jobs. The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award gets probably the best reaction. It has good status and currency amongst employers.” Gold participant


Behaviour Support Service

“Thank you very much for all your help and support this term. We are getting excellent support from the BSS and this is directly related to the excellent way you have communicated with staff and all involved with the children. I know teachers have felt much more connected and involved and therefore able to follow things through with the child in the class, understanding what you are trying to achieve through your interventions. Thank you!” Sidegate Primary School


Safeguarding Learning and Quality Assurance (SLQA)

“There can be no issue of greater importance to parents and carers, or to schools, than the safety of their children. Outstanding schools typically exceed the minimum expectation of refresher training every three years for all staff and every two years for designated child protection staff. They provide annual training for all staff, supplemented by regular updates in staff meetings and underpinned by accurate records of the training undertaken by each member of staff, including volunteers and student teachers. Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector Miriam Rose


Community Educational Psychology

“Working to complete the PATH was a very powerful piece of work for our whole staff to do. It helped us clarify where we were as well as giving us a vision for where we want to be in a year. Many of the points have fed into the School Development Plan and the PATH has been shared with a range of the school’s stakeholders including parents and Governors.”  


SchoolSAFE

“Both instructors were full of knowledge and extremely helpful with situations within my field. It has really helped me to feel more confident in my day to day role.” Suffolk One Sixth Form College


Newly Qualified Teachers

“I just wanted to say well done for the NQT pool arrangements this year, they have worked so well and we have appointed a great NQT for September.” All Saints' Primary School


Primary Phase Offer

“Training was excellent, all questions we had were answered and everything we were shown was clear and well explained.” Northfield Primary School


Linguamarque

“I just wanted to thank you for coming to the school to discuss languages and the Linguamarque. Doing the Linguamarque evaluation made me refocus on how we actually plan, teach and assess our language learning in the school. It has also empowered me as Primary Languages coordinator, as I now feel that I have a very detailed and effective Subject Leader file which reflects the school’s ethos towards language acquisition.” Tattingstone Primary School


The SIMS Support team

The SIMS Support team has always provided an efficient and effective service to Sidegate Primary School. The information they provide in advance of the census, upgrades and maintenance schedules is invaluable. Members of the team have a wealth of knowledge and staff are always keen to help solve SIMS problems when I ask for help. Their advice and guidance is of great value - and if they don't have the answer immediately, they will seek further advice (e.g. from Capita) to enable the issue to be resolved. I greatly appreciate their service. Sidegate Primary


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