School management software

that helps you do more of what you want

Access Education offers industry leading school management software, designed by experts, that provides efficiency and engagement across your whole educational establishment giving you the freedom to provide outstanding education.

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Financial management systems and HR software for schools and academies

Our core Education Finance and Budgeting solutions continue to promote greater efficiencies in performing key financial management activities, giving you the flexibility to access raw data, with the opportunity to standardise and consolidate when and where you need it. 

Access Education People provides a comprehensive framework for managing the people within your schools and academies. Everything from retaining valuable staff and improving employee well-being, through the management of complex payroll and pension requirements to longer term curriculum based resource planning.

In addition to helping your select the right system for your needs, our experts will continue to work with you during the important implementation phase, and provide ongoing training and support so you can enjoy the benefits for your organisation, giving you the freedom to delivery outstanding education.



Helps to transform financial management for your school or academy, freeing you up to concentrate on the bigger picture - ensuring that every penny counts



Make better informed decisions and plan ahead with highly accurate, detailed budget models and forecasts for your school

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HR and Payroll

Streamline and simplify your HR and Payroll process, helping you become more efficient, effective and compliant

Access Workspace for Education

The Access Education software suite is now brought together on Access Workspace, bringing all your school management software together into one place with single sign on.

Access Workspace for Education brings new functionality, including powerful communication and collaboration tools to increase engagement across teaching and non-teaching staff, parents, pupils, governors.

It provides insightful analytics across the full product suite and complementary apps that allow everyone to get what they need from the software, quickly and easily. 

And because Access Workspace is the platform for all Access products and services, you can also take advantage of other areas of the business such as our hosting and facilities management services.

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Key statistics


learning institutions

choose Access Education software to transform the way they work


of academies

use Access Education software to provide outstanding learning opportunities


of schools

rely on our school management software to support exceptional learning achievements

Some of our Access Education customers

Our technology complements around 9,000 schools and academies, transforming the way they work. Read case studies.

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What our customers say...

“The best thing about Access software is that it’s really affordable for schools.  We are still able to afford specialist software that is sector specific and meets the need of the Trust and schools, within our extremely tight budgets.” 

Adele France, Chief Financial & Ops Officer, Minerva Learning Trust

What our customers say...

“Access Education Finance and Budgeting has transformed the day-to-day running of the finance department. can work far more efficiently as the system is customisable to our own requirements.”  

David Roome, Head of Finance and Operations, George Greens School

What our customers say...

“Access Education People is brilliant, staff across the trust can view information relating to their own school, while those responsible for overseeing the trust have different login rights and are able to gain a higher level of visibility. This has helped harness a collaborative working relationship within the trust.” 

Debra Briault, Chief Operating Officer, The Circle Trust

What our customers say...

“I’m delighted with the Access software, the experience and the relationship we have with our technology partner – it really complements our trust.” 

Julie Pearman, Chief Finance & Ops Officer, The Good Shepherd Catholic Trust

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Existing Customer Support Contact Numbers:
Education Finance:
 01509 279160
Education People: 01509 279161
Education Budgets: 01509 279162

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