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 Institute of School Business Leadership and we work with the Confederation of School Trusts, 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.
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.
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 the UK’s leading fleet management and funding specialist, helping you meet the challenges of operating vehicles for your educational establishment.
With the automotive industry going through an unprecedented period of change –evolving mobility options, advancements in vehicle technology and changes to policy and legislation –working with a fleet provider who can deliver comprehensive support, detailed guidance and an excellent customer experience is more important than ever.