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With 1800 pupils on roll (1500 in Yrs. 7-11, 300 in Sixth Form) and over 200 staff, Copleston High School is one of the largest schools in Suffolk. The school converted to academy status in 2011 and is increasingly using this change to positive effect in …
This week Lorraine does her best impression of Superman, minus the cape!
Unlike the majority of Minerva projects, which are based on identifying monetary savings, the College engaged us on a consultancy basis knowing that they simply wouldn’t have the time available to conduct the project in the in-depth manner necessary. The…
Welcome to MT2, Minerva's weekly video providing procurement tactics for schools.
This week Lorraine is learning some new tactics for Minerva, but how does this apply to you?
Estate Management is a key function for any bursar. But what are the main issues and opportunities for making/saving money?
This week's MT2 Lorraine driving us crazy!
Why being a loyal customer doesn't always result in you getting the best deal.
So says Toby Young, controversial broadcaster, associate editor of the Spectator magazine, blogger for the Telegraph and co-founder of the first free school in England to sign a funding agreement with Michael Gove.
Toby was speaking at the 4th anniversar…
Every academy had more than one viable option open to them offering a ‘value for money’ solution. By negotiating as a group the academies have not only reduced their costs, achieving savings of around 17% against their existing costs, but have access to …
Welcome to episode two of MT2. This week we have been to Bett but what is this week's tactic?
The school has reduced the number of suppliers utilised from 6 to 4. All boarding houses will be using the same suppliers for the same items which are all collected and delivered on the same days. The school are benefiting from cost savings in excess of 3…
My little rant about the obsession with financial irregularities at 'flagship' academy schools.
This week Lorraine has been to the dreaded dentist but what is this week's two minute tactic?
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