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HCSS Education partners

HCSS Education is proud to be working in partnership with a small number of carefully chosen organisations, all experts in their own field. 

In working with our partners, we aim to maximise our strengths by significantly enhancing existing product/service offerings and introducing innovative new solutions to a wider, diverse customer base. We work towards a common goal and share in joint achievements. Below you will find a list of our partners and their biographies.


Capita SIMS

SIMS offers much more than a world-class management information system - we help schools inspire. We’ve worked alongside schools for over 30 years, helping them to drive improvement and ensure every child achieves.

How SIMS helps...

Supporting outstanding teaching and learning 
SIMS helps teachers to have a better understanding of their pupils, so they can make sure they’re giving them the best education possible. 

Enabling effective classroom management
We help to make everyday classroom tasks easier for teachers, so they’ve got more time to focus on their pupils. 

Enhancing parental engagement
We help schools to engage parents in their child’s school life.

Improving efficiency 
We help schools cut costs, budget more efficiently and save time on their administration tasks.

RM Education

Everything we do is focused on helping teachers to teach and learners to learn, by developing engaging, inspiring solutions for the effective use of technology in education.

For over 35 years we’ve created an extensive range of innovative and award-winning products, solutions and services – all carefully designed or selected to meet the specific needs of UK education. We make technology work for you.

From classroom resources that get top marks and essential infrastructure, to the UK’s most popular network and progressive cloud-based school management solutions, RM Education is a trusted advisor and valued ICT partner – the first choice for education.

Civica Resource
Civica Resource

Civica is one of the leading education sector software specialists. Our financial solution, Resource, is in use at over 1000 education establishments including in excess of 900 Schools and single and group Academies. Resource covers key operational areas such as core accounting and management reporting with full budget control, commitment accounting & reporting, requisitioning, billing & fees management, fixed asset tracking & accounting, project & course costing, HR & payroll, and cash flow reporting assists our customers to increasingly automate business processes.  With our ICT managed services, customised online learning portals and e-learning expertise, we provide a broad range of complementary solutions to support Schools and Academies.

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ASCL - Association of School and College Leaders

ASCL represents more than 17,000 members, including Secondary Heads, Deputy Heads, Assistant Heads, Bursars and Business Managers, College Principals, Vice-Principals and others with whole School/College responsibility, and our numbers continue to grow as more leaders recognise the benefits of joining an association that so clearly addresses their needs.

Through ASCL, our members receive legal cover and support, access to advice through a telephone hotline, guidance and resource materials, updates on the latest education news, as well as commercial discounts.

They also know that ASCL is representing their views and concerns at the highest levels of Government through the organisation’s Council and its network of education specialists.

ASCL is also a major provider of training courses and consultancy for its members and for Schools, and you can find out more about what ASCL can offer in the events section.

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