Optimus Education

Optimus Education

Supporting over 7000 schools and academies with their school improvement needs

Optimus Education Ltd is a leading provider of professional development support and school improvement services for schools, academies and other educational institutions. Since 1997 we have been helping primary and secondary school leadership teams to manage staff development efficiently and effectively, stay compliant and drive whole school improvement. We offer an extensive range of high quality educational support services across all Key Stages, including curriculum development, school improvement, training, conferences, and educational resources. Through providing a range of high-quality, practical content and resources, training and expert advice, we aim to ensure all school and academy leaders feel equipped to do their jobs better and therefore contribute more meaningfully towards improved outcomes for pupils.

Our services

Optimus Events

Optimus events help schools access the latest policy and legal updates, ensuring they remain compliant, and learn from expert school-based practitioners with resources and practical strategies to take back to your school.

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Optimus Consultancy

Our school improvement consultants work in collaboration with schools to improve pupil outcomes and support whole-school development with bespoke improvement packages and support services. Our advisor support packages include:

  • The Academiser
  • SEFs and LIPS
  • Pupil Premium Reviews
  • Curriculum Reviews
  • Teaching and Learning Audits
  • Bespoke Packages

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Optimus Awards

Our growing range of non-curricular awards support schools to achieve long-term, sustainable school improvement. Each of our awards are relevant to all schools and educational settings from early years to post-16. Our awards:

  • Best Practice with Teaching Assistants Award
  • Leading Parent Partnership Award
  • SEND Inclusion Award
  • Wellbeing Award for Schools

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Optimus Resource Library

The Optimus resource library offers ready-made courses, trusted guidance, policies, resources and templates for senior, middle and business leaders.
With the Knowledge Centre schools get access to:

  • Model policy templates
  • Webinars
  • Checklists and planners
  • Magazines

With In-House Training access 30+ ready-made training courses. Popular courses include:

  • Differentiation in Practice
  • Middle Leadership Essentials
  • Teacher Development Programme

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Who to contact

For further information:



Andrew Thraves
Director of Education

[T] 020 8315 1500
[E] email me

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