No Day Is The Same
No day is the same in education
Every day, our team works directly with early years' settings, schools, academies, multi-academy trusts, Surrey County Council, other local authorities and government departments.
Although no day is the same, we wanted to share examples of how our teams help improve outcomes for children and young people, especially the most disadvantaged.
Clerking support for chairs to deliver effective governance
At varying times of the day, many of our team are supporting governing body meetings on behalf of schools and academies. Head of Governor Services, Steve Barker, explains more about our Governance and Clerking Service which helps facilitate effective governance.Read more
Innovative and practical learning for conference delegates
Running over 1,000 high-quality conferences and training courses every year, the Babcock Events team welcome guests at venues across the South East and London, covering the latest initiatives and hot topics such as Mental Health and Wellbeing and statutory PSHE.See our latest events
Sharing expertise through training, newsletters and helpdesk Support
Throughout the day, many of our teams share their knowledge, best practice and expertise. In this video, Donna Holloway, Head of ICT Services, explains more about the support her team provides including SIMS Service Desk, Online Safety and ICT training courses, attended by more than 850 people every year.
Watch the video to learn more.
A popular time for our HR Helpline
It's the busiest part of the day for the Babcock HR team on the help-line. Although we support 450 schools and colleges with over 1,000 digital resources including online videos, we also provide strategic consultancy and planning in person, to enable a more proactive approach to HR support. Meet Graham Wolfe, Joint Head of the Education HR Service who explains more.
Keeping your school and children safe
With a greater emphasis on Safeguarding in the Ofsted framework, you’ll frequently find our Safeguarding experts in schools carrying out an audit or delivering online safety training for teaching staff. Our support provides children with a safe environment for learning and assists schools in making sure they comply with current safeguarding requirementsFind out more to make sure you’re compliant
Working in partnership with school leaders
Improving the quality of Teaching and Learning and providing support for Assessment and Moderation is a key focus for Laura Bailey’s team. Using a combination of face-to-face meetings, workshops and training, 95% of Surrey schools are now ranked good or outstanding as a result of our school effectiveness strategy, so you’ll find them in a school right now!
Find out more in this short video
Making learning spaces safe and ready to learn
Providing outsourced services like cleaning and facilities management, the Babcock team arrive at more than 100 schools/academies each night to make sure the learning environment is ready for another day.Find out more
Webinars for school and academy governors
Through our Better Governor service, we regularly present webinars on the 'hot topics' that governors need to know about. Delivered out of hours so that as many parent governors as possible can attend, typically our webinars are enjoyed by over 300 people.See our next webinars
Robust ICT services
Through the night our ICT team provide robust and secure ICT services to schools to protect them 24/7 and make sure that the technology used in all aspects of teaching continues uninterrupted.Read more