Focus Education provides education resources, inset consultancy and CPD courses for teachers and school leaders. We provide support for primary schools, academies, and early years' settings in the UK and overseas.
Focus Education is a family run company based in the North of England celebrating our 25th anniversary. We provide a variety of reputable CPD courses, educational publications, downloads and software, and bespoke education consultancy for leaders, teachers and teaching assistants in primary schools. We are a trusted provider for primary schools in the UK and internationally. We are proud of the work we do to support primary schools.
We make sure that we work with your school to make productive changes and improvements for pupils and staff. We believe all children should be given the opportunity to grow, develop and achieve within their primary education setting.
We understand school budgets are tight, so we have set up the Focus Hub Initiative to continue to support primary schools by providing CPD courses, but at reduced prices. To find out more about the Focus Hubs, please click here. We also have a Rewards Scheme which gives customers special offers. Sign up to Rewards for free here.
Our primary educational consultants are specialists in the field of education. They provide educational support and suggest areas of improvement within primary schools and early years' organisations both in the UK and internationally. Some of the areas covered within Focus inset consultancy and courses are: The National Curriculum, OfSTED, Headteacher Inspection Training, NQT support, mastery and greater depth in the classroom, teacher training, and school leadership.
All primary schools have different needs and requirements. Our inset consultancy packages are tailored to fit with your primary school. More information on our inset consultancy, including prices, special packages, and how to book, can be found on our consultancy page. If you are an international school and you wish to book a Focus Consultant into your school or read international testimonials on our consultancy, click here.
We are proud of our partnerships and collaborations which help us in continuing and growing our support for primary schools. These include: SEC, aspe, NAHT Edge, OTrack, 2Eskimos, Madeleine Lindley, Not As We Know It, Safeguarding Monitor, Learning Ladders and Pobble . If you want to find out more about our collaborations, head over to our partnerships page.
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Feedback from teachers and leaders in primary schools and early years' organisations
St Michael's Primary School
It has been a privilege to work with Clive who keeps us ahead of the curve. We have a very positive relationship which I value highly.
Oasis Academy Don Valley
Fantastic consultant who was very professional and led the session for all our staff with great enthusiasm. Great consultant to work with. Ros is extremely knowledgeable.
St Matthew's Primary School
Thank you for another fantastic day! Staff feedback was extremely positive and we look forward to working with you again.
Woodland View Primary School
Clive has become a valued member of our wider team due to his personable nature and immense knowledge.
Chapel Street Primary School
Clive was outstanding on all four days. He is an exemplary professional going above and beyond to have a positive impact at all times.
Hey With Zion Primary School
We are appreciative for the marvellous impact had by working with Ros Ferrara. Thanks for all Focus have done.
Beaver Road Primary School
We have benefitted enormously from Focus. Focus provides excellent support for long term, strategic planning & school improvement.
Escomb Primary School
Always a pleasure to have in school. Very easy to talk to honestly. Looking forward to the next time.
Deeplish Primary Academy
The consultant worked well with all, developing knowledge & skills in a positive manner. Teachers left sessions with concrete plans & ideas for further development.
Stamford Park Infant School
The consultant was able to meet the needs of a very broad range of staff in terms of skills. Lots of dialogue previous to training which was very useful.
Maple Court Academy
Our Standards in English continue to rise. Staff subject knowledge continues to increase. All staff feel confident and comfortable, Ros adapts her style to suit the people she is working with.
Parkstone Primary School
Absolutely brilliant! Lovely to work with, very knowledgeable, honest and gives great advice. A real asset to our SLT on the day.
Bankfields Primary School
Very professional and well informed on the subject delivered. Excellent! Appropriate use of humour to aid delivery and keep the audience engaged.
Woodland Community Primary School
As per the usual quality of Focus consultants is superb! A pleasure to work with. All staff enjoyed it.
Limehurst Community Primary School
Excellent – Concise & knowledgeable. Easy to communicate with! Down to earth & realistic about the challenges our school faces on a daily basis. Great with governors.
Ravensthorpe Junior School
Very good delivery. Content was well matched to our needs and our request. Clear, accurate, friendly and supportive. Extremely positive feedback from the different schools.
St Stephen's Catholic Primary School
Always a pleasure to have at our school! Made all staff feel comfortable, happy to advise all areas asked about. Adapted the sessions to meet our requirements.
Waltham Leas Primary Academy
The consultancy session managed to fill all our aspirations and expectations. It was everything we wanted.
Acre Rigg Academy
The design of the training was clearly based on what we had requested, the consultancy met our needs fully.
St Stephen's Catholic Primary School
Over the years Focus has helped shape our thinking and enabled us to attain an ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted judgement.
Beaver Road Primary School
Focus have made a huge contribution to our School over many years. They have helped us to the top and helped us keep the momentum to stay there.
Dunn Street Primary School
Your company is a wonderful support to schools and I look forward to attending many more courses in the future.
Colley Lane Primary School
Another great day of support and challenge for our school. Much of what you said and did will have immediate impact.
Mead Primary School
Very professional. Extensive knowledge of the curriculum and schools. Also empathic to the context of the school.
Elm Wood Primary
As usual a thoroughly professional package with insight and personalisation that exactly matched the needs of the personnel.
Excellent! Adapted presentations to special schools and especially our school. Spoke confidently and with credibility.
Dovedale Infant School
Thorough understanding of content and implications for schools, imparted in a very natural, focused manner.
Knowledgeable and effective in conveying important messages to headteachers.