You educate, we support

We will help run your school efficiently.

When resources become stretched, or you are let down by your existing provider, our specialist advice and hands-on operational support will enable you and your staff to remain focused on the children, teaching and learning.

Currently over 2,000 schools, academies and MATs enjoy our support across the many services we deliver.

Please get in touch and become part of our growing community.

Payroll & Pensions’ Administration

We will pay your staff accurately and on time.

Working only with education sector payrolls, we get it right because we understand the often complex rules and reporting requirements of every local authority and pension scheme.

Whether you are a school, academy or MAT we will provide a tailored service just for you.

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Finance Support

Specialist finance support for your school or academy.

Whether you are a school, academy, MAT or free school, our helpdesk and specialist finance consultants can provide your team with the support it needs, whenever you need it.

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Human Resources

A flexible and tailored range of HR services and support.

Working only in the education sector, we know how important the recruitment, retention, management and development of staff is to raise levels of pupil attainment.

Our specialist CIPD HR Consultants will give you HR advice and guidance at the time and place of your choosing, either face to face or on-demand via email and telephone.

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Facilities Management

Flexible, outsourced premises support.

Whether you are the business manager at a primary school or the duty-holder at an expanding MAT, we understand how challenging it can be to make sure your buildings are in good repair and operational readiness, when juggling your other responsibilities.

We will take on this responsibility, leaving you free to concentrate on raising standards in the classroom.

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SIMS & Technology Solutions

Achieve whole school improvement. 

Through the effective use of technology and SIMS data, we will help improve your pupil outcomes.

With an approach based on whole school improvement, our technical support team and specialist education technology consultants, will work with you to transform how your technology functions.

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Planning on becoming an academy?

We have the resources and expertise to guide you. 

If you are planning to become an academy or multi academy trust (MAT), we have the resources and expertise to support you throughout the process.

We currently support over 500 academies and helped many of them convert.

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Training Courses

Our courses cover the following areas:

We can also provide tailored on-site training to meet your specific needs.

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National and Regional Events

Strictly Education regularly exhibits and runs seminars.

Whether participating in the NAHT and NASBM national conferences, or supporting local school business manager groups, we are fully committed to supporting our many partner organisations and their members.

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Our Partners

Become part of our growing community.

Since 2013 we have worked in partnership with the NAHT as their chosen provider of payroll, human resources, finance and facilities management services to their 25,000 members.

We also work alongside many national and regional professional associations by running seminars, workshops and training courses.

For more information about our partnership network click below.


Informative, impartial information and guidance.

School leaders today face many challenges. As education specialists, we want to help you improve your school by providing informative, impartial information and guidance.

Whether you are thinking of becoming an academy or are new to a role, our ebook library has been created to provide you with specialist support and guidance.

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We can help you stay informed

As education specialists, we make it our business to stay on top of legislation updates or changes to local authority rules and regulations.

We regularly publish updates and articles in our Knowledge Centre.

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Case Studies

Real world tailored solutions.

With the help of our clients we have published a range of case studies to show you how we have adapted our services to meet local requirements.

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Video Guides

Watch informative video guides.

In collaboration with our partners, Strictly Education has created a library of short videos to provide more detailed information and guidance on specific topics.

  • How to cut the cost of staff absence
  • Managing performance related pay
  • Knowing your asbestos responsibilities
  • Getting to know the payroll portal

To review our video guides click below.

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