News from 2015

You'll find all our company news here, including updates on our activities to support the education sector, community projects and charities.

Festive Display Competition - Winner
Thank you to everyone who took part in our Festive Display Competition.
National School Business Management Awards 2015
School business management professionals across the country work tirelessly to bring best value to their school to help ensure it's as successful as possible.
We are the winner of the new Welsh Purchasing Consortium framework contract!

As an established supplier to schools across Wales, we are delighted to have been awarded the sole supplier status for the new Welsh Purchasing Consortium (WPC) framework contract.

Helping to support National Air Ambulance Week

Water, water everywhere and not a drop to drink!
Members of the Executive team met with a face full of water recently when they volunteered themselves to be put 'In the Stocks' - all in the name of charity!

Supporting the unsung heroes in school business management

Throughout the country the role of the school business manager has become an integral part of the senior leadership team within schools. From primary education through to secondary and sixth form, school business managers are always looking for a better way to secure best value which is a practice we wholeheartedly support.

We're at the Scottish Learning Festival and it would be great to see you there!

We are delighted to be exhibiting at the Scottish Learning Festival at the SECC, Glasgow on the 23rd and 24th of September.

Stickability literacy programme receives national recognition at All Party Parliamentary Premiership Rugby Union Community Awards

Members of staff from The Consortium were privileged to join colleagues from Bath Rugby Foundation at the House of Commons for a prestigious awards ceremony.

Celebrating success with the Inspirational Teaching Awards 2015

We had a fantastic evening at Cardiff's Mercure Holland House on Friday, celebrating and rewarding the success of those providing exceptional services to education within Wales.

Congratulations to everyone who won!

We would like to applaud all those who were nominated or shortlisted for the TES schools awards for 2015, with a special congratulations going to all those who won on the night - we had a ball!

The shortlist for the Inspirational Teaching Awards 2015 has been announced!
As a headline sponsor for the Inspirational Teaching Awards, we are delighted to share the shortlist for this year’s award categories.
Celebrating the 800th anniversary of the foundation of liberty

Magna Carta is one of the most famous documents in the world; not only does it signify the foundations of the freedom of the individual against the monarchy in Great Britain, it also helped form the core principles found within the United States Bill of Rights (1791)...

Celebrating the 70th anniversary of victory in Europe

This year marks the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day (VE Day 70) which will be celebrated across the country this summer.

Entry is still open for the Inspirational Teaching Awards 2015
We are delighted to be a headline sponsor for the Inspirational Teaching Awards 2015, helping to celebrate the outstanding contributions of staff across the education sector in Wales.
Congratulations to everyone who made the shortlist!

The finalists have been announced for this year's TES Schools Awards, which we are proud to be a sponsor of, and we're delighted to see some familiar names to us made the list!

Our partnership with Northern Ireland schools extends further!

The Consortium has been appointed as an approved supplier to provide key sports equipment to help schools across Northern Ireland deliver the very best in physical education and sport. We are delighted to have been included on the contract (number 60965), further strengthening our partnership with the Northern Ireland Education and Library Boards.

Proud Sponsor of the TES School Awards 2015
We are delighted to be a sponsor of this year's TES School Awards, helping to celebrate excellence in education.
Staff at The Consortium raise over £11,000 for Wiltshire Air Ambulance

During 2014 employees from The Consortium raised over £11,000 for their chosen charity of the year, Wiltshire Air Ambulance, which they were delighted to present to the charity recently.

Stickability Literacy Programme wins a regional award!

We're delighted to announce that The Consortium funded Stickability literacy programme has won the South West Regional 'Character Award' from the Department for Education.

Helping to support children in Bristol and beyond

The Consortium is pleased to help support a local event to raise funds for the paediatric intensive care unit at Bristol Royal Children's Hospital.

Helping Wiltshire schools celebrate through dance!

We are delighted to be among the main sponsors for the 10th annual West Wiltshire Dance Festival. The festival, which is organised through the West Wiltshire School Sport Partnership, aims to celebrate dance in its many forms with the theme for 2015 being 'Children's Books'.