Case Studies

Education Buying has helped hundreds of schools save time and money through our buying and bespoke consultancy solutions. Read through our case studies and see how we have schools and MATs across the UK.

Client Name: RNN Group

After a successful spend analysis conducted by Education Buying for RNN Group, they were keen to continue working with our experts as they required further procurement support and capacity due to the College having an in-house procurement team that was stretched thin across many projects.

Client Name: Djanogly Learning Trust

To combat the rising prices of school supplies, Education Buying has created a School Supplies Framework Agreement, featuring four excellent suppliers, providing everyday items needed in a classroom, staff room and school office setting.

Djanogly Learning Trust asked us to run a “cost challenge” based on their previous spend to determine the value of savings that could be achieved from our negotiated rates of core items.

We have price checked the new Education Buying School Supplies Framework Agreement to ensure it provides great value for money on all school essentials.

Client Name: Enhance Academy

Enhance Academy was looking for assistance in managing one of their big spend contracts that encompassed ten of their schools – their catering contract. Education Buying’s procurement experts were happy to help and immediately started the contract management process.

Client Name: Wellington School

Having worked previously with Wellington School, when their contract came to an end at the beginning of this year, they chose to use our DPS for catering. They were looking for a compliant route to market and for support with their procurement activity. Our procurement experts took time to help and inform the school throughout every step of the process. This culminated in a new catering contract that focused heavily on fantastic social value outcomes for the school.


Client Name: Park View Community School

Park View came to us after unforeseen circumstances had meant that they would need to go out to tender for their catering contract. Education Buying was tasked with helping the newly appointed School Business manager for Park View – Wendy Heap – in securing a new catering contract via our DPS. Social value was a focus for the school and eventually they started working with supplier Mellors, saving £528,333 in the process. 

Client Name: Bowker Vale Primary School

Bowker Vale Primary school is a large primary school in Manchester catering to around 450 pupils from aged 3 to 11 years. They were looking for new school catering suppliers with the intention of making savings, improving the meal offering and adding in social value to the contract. They chose to work with Education Buying to start this task, using their Catering dynamic purchasing system (DPS). This DPS has the advantages of being completely PCR2015-compliant, all the suppliers are pre-vetted and it allows for new suppliers to join at any time.