We look after the banking needs for more than half of all academies. Our experience of the education sector's banking requirements means we are able to offer a comprehensive banking service based on the things that we know are important to you.
Whichever route you've chosen for your school, from Multi Academy Trust, or stand alone academy or free school, your banking is in experienced hands. We're the approved banking partner for the National Association of School Business Management, because we understand the challenges you face and the solutions you need.
We're in the midst of the largest shake up of our education system in more than a generation, so it's never been more important for those in the education sector to have the right support and guidance. Our national team of Education relationship managers look after more than half of all academies.
Working alongside the Institute of School Business Leadership (ISBL), we are the first bank to develop an accreditation programme to make sure our education relationship managers have the best training in the sector.
This has allowed us to develop a great depth of knowledge and understanding of schools, their challenges and their financial needs.
Our School Bank Account has been developed for state-funded schools, academies and those schools on their way to becoming academies.
We can help you make the most of your cashflow by setting up flexible bespoke deposits. We offer:
Moving your account to us is much easier than you would expect. We understand how daunting changing banks can be. Even if you are unhappy with your current bank, you may not want the added hassle of switching. That's why we'll give you a team dedicated to managing your changeover, leaving you free to concentrate on your business. We offer:
If you want to open a school account, contact your local education relationship manager to make an appointment.
For more information, download our School Bank Account brochureDownload the School Bank Account brochure. Opens in a new browser window. (PDF: 1.53 MB) .
Our Internet Banking is safe and easy-to-use. You can:
We've partnered with ParentPay to help you reduce one of the most time consuming tasks for any school's finance department – the handling of cash payments for dinner money, school trips, music lessons and other items.
ParentPay provides an all-in-one, online payment, income management and communication solution for schools, local authorities and caterers.
ParentPay is already helping thousands of schools save time and money by enabling parents to make payments for a range of school items online. And they're offering our customers a discount on the first years standard set-up, training and annual service fees.
Lex Autolease is an award-winning education fleet specialist that can bring you a simple, efficient way to fund and manage your vehicles, through either contract hire or fleet management.