School business leader: ‘Schools must spend smart’

Tracey Grey – school business leader and founding director of Education Mutual

Hard-pressed teachers will be forced to take extra time off sick unless the Government injects more money into cash-strapped schools. The warning comes from a senior school business leader who says overworked teachers are suffering from mental health issues and are at breaking point. Mrs Tracey Gray, director of support at Walbottle Campus in Newcastle […]

Energys Group say MATs will cut £190,000 off energy bills

An Energys Group project

Energys Group won a competitive tender, worth over £1.7million, to manufacture, supply and install LED lighting to 12 Academies for two Academy Trusts. The Ormiston Academies Trust and Brooke Weston Trust are sponsors of primary and secondary academies. As educational trusts, their aims are for all young people to have access to the highest academic, […]

Cutting back on the budget – is renewable energy the answer? 

mark stevenson bright spark renewable energy

Mark Stevenson, Managing Director of Bright Spark Energy, advises how schools can cut back on their budget by using renewable energy options. He explains how making tiny efficiency changes as well as exploring funding options can provide schools with the tools to save money… School budgets are on everyone’s minds. With budgets being squeezed, the […]