News from 2016

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

Delivering value for Multi-Academy Trusts
As a leading supplier to the education sector, we are committed to helping schools achieve best value...
Helping schools across Dorset achieve outstanding value
It is with great pleasure that we can announce that our exclusive contract with Dorset County Council has been renewed to help schools across Dorset make even better savings.
We’ve been shortlisted for not one but TWO prestigious awards!
The Consortium is thrilled to have been announced as finalists for two awards, both of which highlight how far we’ve come in our ecommerce journey with you.
Mr Pritt visits The Consortium!

Although extremely busy conducting a nationwide tour of schools, Mr Pritt took the time to pop into our head office in Trowbridge, Wiltshire last week to surprise members of staff with an impromptu visit.

Important Safety Notice - Product Recall - The Consortium Branded Colouring Pens

It has come to our attention that a number of the Colouring Pens we supply have not been compliant with the required safety standard we would expect. The required standard is BS7272-1:2008. This standard governs the specifications for Safety Caps for Writing and Marking Instruments which dictates the amount of airflow that passes through the cap.

Staff raise thousands for Wiltshire Air Ambulance

Members of The Consortium's charity team presented a cheque for more than £9,000 to Wiltshire Air Ambulance as part of their on-going fundraising for their nominated charity of the year.

Winner for our outstanding classroom resource!

We are delighted to announce that, along with our resource partners Scholastic Education and Smart Kids, we are the winner of the Marketing Campaign of the Year at the 2016 Education Resource Awards.

Pupils from across Trowbridge make their voices heard

We were delighted to once again help support three local secondary schools by sponsoring the recent Young Voice of Trowbridge speaking competition.

We are a finalist!

We are proud to announce that we are a finalist at this year’s Education Resources Awards. The awards, now in their 18th year, celebrate the outstanding success of suppliers and teaching professionals of the education sector throughout the UK.

Be part of the 2016 Shakespeare Schools Festival

The Consortium is delighted to support Shakespeare Schools Festival. Since launching in 2000, the Shakespeare Schools Festival has worked with 150,000 young people across the UK.