Babcock is the largest integrated school improvement service provider in the UK, employing over 1,200 skilled personnel to support 500+ schools across more than 50 local authorities.

Babcock combines the very best of the private and public sectors, working in partnership to improve the life opportunities of children and young people.

We are trusted by local authorities to improve essential public services that enable learners, teachers and communities to fulfil their potential through world-class education. Babcock has a unique breadth of capabilities spanning education, training and guidance.

Through a joint venture with Surrey County Council
 - the only one of its kind - Babcock delivers essential support services to 400 schools in Surrey and beyond. This partnership has helped Surrey's GCSE ranking rise around 30 places and has delivered £7million in savings over four years.

Key Activities:

•   Integrated education, inclusion and support partnerships with local authorities
Babcock is the strategic partner for local authorities, delivering their local education vision and achieving improved results as well as multi million pound savings. Our unique joint venture model is proven to give flexibility and sustainability as well as investment into local expertise and community projects.

Key clients include Surrey County Council  and Devon County Council 

•    Academies and Free Schools
We support academies and free schools on the conversion and set up process, providing project management, education consultancy, recruitment, stakeholder engagement and other services.

•    School support services
Free up resources to focus on front line teaching and learning by accessing our unique range of experts and service agreements, from HR to facilities management, SIMS support and Finance. Contact

•    ICT services for schools 
From ICT vision to procurement, installation, transformational teaching and learning as well as ongoing support. Our unique model provides a real partnership that can deliver technology in a way that transforms teaching, learning and school management.

•    Continuing Professional Development for the whole school workforce 
23,000 staff from schools train with us each year. From Leadership Development to Support Staff accreditations, with an enormous range for teaching and learning, our easy online system lets you browse and book.

•    Careers and Employability
Babcock offers a range of Careers Education and Guidance designed to help young people and adults enter or re-enter the workforce.

•   Career Management and Outplacement

Babcock provides career management / transition and outplacement support for organisations and individuals facing change – for internal and external customers across the UK, from public and private sector organisations. 

Our flexible and tailored services have enabled staff and managers from all levels to fulfill their potential, and to positively develop their career transition.

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