Schools trading

Blackpool Council is the number one choice for a growing number of schools and educational organisations for the quality services we provide.

Our excellent value-for-money offers are available to both Blackpool and Lancashire-wide customers.  As well as keeping up-to-date with the changing demands of schools, we work closely with our local business and leisure partners, who bring an enhanced learning experience to pupils through their innovative curriculum-based packages.

Services we currently provide to schools

Education and curriculum services

  • Blackpool Music Service
  • Children’s University
  • Cultural services
  • Learning outside the classroom
  • Newly Qualified Teacher – Appropriate body
  • Newly Qualified Teacher – Network and training
  • PE and Sport
  • Pupil welfare
  • School improvement
  • Swimming service

Support Services

  • Admissions
  • Appeals
  • Business intelligence team
  • CLC Media
  • Corporate Print Services
  • Corporate procurement
  • Finance
  • Free school meals
  • Governor services
  • Human resources (HR) and payroll
  • Legal services
  • Risk services - Civil contingencies 
  • Risk services - Fraud investigation
  • Risk services - Risk and insurance
  • Risk services - Internal audit

Premises and ICT

  • Building cleaning
  • Catering services
  • Education client support
  • Energy
  • ICT
  • Property management
  • Security services
  • Waste services
 

Partners

Local partners we currently work with

  • Merlin Entertainments Ltd
  • Sandcastle Waterpark
  • Blackpool Zoo
  • Blackpool Pleasure Beach
  • Grundy Art Gallery
  • Grand Theatre

Find out more

Find information on all of our available services to schools and educational settings in the Services to schools and educational settings 2014-15 brochure.

For more information, please contact Deborah Makin on 01253 476724 or email Deborah.makin@blackpool.gov.uk