Education services delivered by Entrust
Our education services Capita works in partnership with schools, academy trusts and local authorities to provide specialist expertise, ensuring every child and young person receives a good education, is in a safe and healthy environment and is given expert guidance to realise their full potential.
Entrust, Capita’s joint venture with Staffordshire County Council, has supported educational establishments across England to improve outcomes since 2013. We’re focussed on excellence in education, creating better outcomes and making things easier for our customers. We work with over 3,200 educational establishments nationally providing a full range of services that are integral to running a good and cost-effective school.
We also work with a range of trusted partners including the Department for Education, Arts Council, STEM Learning, the Institute of School Business Leaders and the National Citizen Service.
Capita is unique, as we not only provide services to schools from our own employed teams, but we also facilitate, broker and signpost school-to-school support to ensure the outstanding practice in our schools is shared and impacts on pupil outcomes.
We work in partnership with schools, academy trusts and Local Authorities to provide specialist expertise, ensuring every child and young person receives a good education.
Our services aim to make a difference to the lives of children, young people and adults both locally and nationally. Our achievements are underpinned by our vision ‘to inspire futures’ by making a difference, delivering what we promise and having a can-do approach.
School improvement and early years - we provide support and enable you to be confident and competent in delivering the best outcomes for young children and their families. We can support you to improve outcomes, meet your statutory responsibilities and deliver inspiring experiences.
SEN and inclusion - we support you, your staff and pupils to overcome barriers to learning. From those who need to ‘catch up’, to those who have complex profiles and full statements of Special Educational Needs or Education Health and Care Plans, we are committed to improving their outcomes by providing expert support, advice and guidance.
Governor services - we are dedicated to enabling each School Governing Board to strive for excellence through the provision of high quality and comprehensive information, support and development.
Outdoor education – our well qualified instructors provide unforgettable, fun, adventure learning experiences to boost confidence and build character, promote health and well-being and develop social, emotional and environmental awareness.
Skills and employability – we work in partnership with schools, academies, employers and local authorities to support young people and adults to develop their employability skills. Our teams are passionate about empowering students and communities to make well-informed, realistic and aspirational decisions about their future.
Music services - our professional music teachers can deliver specialist, high quality tuition across the full range of instruments and through whole class tuition. We deliver a wide range of music programmes and workshops and can support schools and families from Early Years right through to the end of Further Education.
Academy conversion and due diligence - from single academies, to multi-academy trusts, we help you manage the whole process of converting to an academy. Our experienced specialists offer expert advice to talk you through your new responsibilities and reduce the stress of the conversion.
MAT financial support - with MATs growing and budgets tightening, our experts offer help, support and guidance on a range of key financial areas to ensure you are heading in the right financial direction.
Maintained schools financial support - our experts offer help, support and guidance on a range of key financial areas. We work with you to ensure you are compliant, maximising efficiency and are prepared for change.
Design and development - our design and development team design and manage construction or refurbishment projects of any scale and ensure you get value for money.
Compliance and asset management - we offer service and testing contracts for all of your building needs to ensure your buildings are safe, efficient and compliant with current legislation.
Energy management - we provide a high quality and efficient energy procurement service and account management ensuring you purchase your energy at the best price.
Leadership and strategic excellence - we work alongside senior leaders, teachers and even pupils to select and apply technology which is most suited to the task and ensure educational goals are at the core. We help develop a vision that integrates technology into leadership and management, teaching and planning, to achieve the desired impact and outcomes.
Income generation and maximising your budget - our Pupil Premium Eligibility Checking Service contributes significantly to school budgets and improves the outcomes of pupils across the country.
Safeguarding everyone – we have developed the Entrust Education Technologies Safeguarding Suite; an integrated group of specialist services that delivers a holistic view of safeguarding in education. This allows leadership and management, teaching and support staff and interconnecting agencies to effectively and efficiently monitor, manage, record, report and audit safeguarding concerns.
Data management - our MIS Support ensures you have access to all the information required to not only manage your MIS but also to administer the best fit for your school business and processes. We deliver this through our service desk, training sessions, workshops, user groups, focused forums and guidance notes.
Data compliance - GDPR Assist is our compliance aid that supports schools throughout the year with varying levels of assistance. Offering six "mix & match" service options ranging from basic support through to a bespoke, tailored package to meet your school's unique GDPR needs.
School improvement - to aid your continual professional development, we provide a range of training, consultancy and support that assists whole school development. Our aim is to assist you to raise standards and nurture a more effective and skilled workforce by developing their skills and expertise, through defining and introducing training solutions which are led by need rather than technology.
"The Council and Capita have created a joint venture brimming with innovative ideas and practical solutions and, four years on, there are real results and positive feedback from both schools and parents. At a time when school budgets are in the spotlight, Entrust is a ground-breaking move that is making a true difference to children and young people – and delivering long-term economic and financial benefits."
John Tradewell, director of strategy, governance and change Staffordshire County Council
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