A growing part of our business is in the education sector and we regularly advise schools on a host of sometimes exciting, but often challenging circumstances that can leave headteachers and governors feeling vulnerable and unsure about how to proceed.
Bad news tends to spread like wildfire throughout the community and this can cause a major problem for schools. The widespread use of social media by parents, simply adds to the problem.
In all cases, we act as the media’s first point of contact drafting suitable statements and working closely with you and your governing body to ensure that they hit just the right note. This means that you do not have to speak directly to the media if you choose not to.
The publicising of good news, whether at primary, secondary or higher education level is an enjoyable part of our work – the individual achievement of students, collective happenings, Outstanding Ofsted reports, charitable or entrepreneurial enterprises – these are all newsworthy and articles can be developed for your local media to create a positive image for your school or college.
Our services for schools include: