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Do your school communications properly reflect the quality and excellence of your school? If you’re using Comic Sans for everything, then probably not.read more
If you still have places to fill for September, don’t panic! the Summer Term is full of opportunities to increase pupil numbers, if you act NOW.read more
We’ve listened, digested and developed our core services to suit your school’s challenges and budget. The only problem is, which to choose?read more
Parents will be talking about your school whether you like it or not; by engaging with them their influence can be a mighty powerful positive force.read more
Here at Stickman Towers we believe in joined-up thinking for the best possible outcomes. You know it makes sense…read more
A decrease in your pupil numbers tightens the purse strings, just at the time when you need to spend to recruit pupils? We offer a fresh perspective on the chicken and egg of school marketing.…read more
“We knew the school was right – we got ‘the feeling'”: 3 ways to create that intangible WOW feeling for prospective parents
For so many parents, the ‘it just felt right’ feeling is a decisive factor in choosing a school. Take practical steps to create that intangible ‘wow’ for your prospective families.read more
How well is everything your school does communicated to the outside world and, in particular, to parents? Getting it right can make a huge difference to your school’s reputation and we’re here to help.read more
Whether you know it or not, your school has Unique Selling Points (USPs) – do you know how to identify them and use them to your advantage?read more
Mystery shopping can provide powerful insight into your admissions process, enabling you to fix the gaps and embellish the good.read more
As expert schools marketers, we at Stickman know the admissions challenges you face and we’re sharing our strategies for encouraging enquiries, for FREE.
Recently, founder of Stickman, Emily Richards had the opportunity for an insightful chat with Philip Stewart, Headmaster of Terra Nova School, a leading 21/2 to 13 day and boarding prep school in Cheshire.read more
Here at Stickman Towers we’ve been busy sharing tips and tricks, insights and inspiration on all things marketing and admissions all year. If you’ve missed our missives, a) where have you been? and b) fear not, for we bring you glad tidings and a round-up of our...read more
Without looking, we at Stickman would wager that your school's prospectus is packed to the rafters with pictures of pupils: smiling, playing sport, looking studious, climbing trees... all wonderful images of your school in action. We are less confident however, of...read more
https://youtu.be/ezPPZDvZNSg If you're facing pupil recruitment challenges, get in touch. We'd love to help: https://thestickmanconsultancy.co.uk/contact-us/read more
Thank you to Anne Keeling - Editor at International School Leader magazine - for Stickman's coverage in the Feb 2019 issue. Delighted to be featured as part of an article written by Mark Maybury of WCBS whom I was proud to share the stage with at Bett Show, Excel...read more
The Stickman gang were delighted recently when Blue Apple Education asked us to be the guest speaker at a workshop they were running for one of their key clients - the Healing Multi-Academy Trust. Stickman work closely with Blue Apple Education on all sorts of...read more
Just back from Bett, and am somewhat pooped, so going to keep this brief. Had a GREAT time however...enjoying getting to know the fabulous WCBS team better, meeting LOTS of ed tech companies, and of course, speaking in the Schools Theatre with the marvellous Mark...read more
Tickled pink (to mirror Karen's shirt), hopping up and down and fist bumping the air to announce that the Stickman team now has a new member joining the team. Yes Karen Smith - a hugely experienced school marketeer - will be providing support in project and marketing...read more
We're delighted to have been asked by WCBS to speak with them at Bett Show 2019 which is running 23-26 January 2019 at ExCel, London. Our Founder - Emily Richards - will be sharing the stage with the marvellous Mark Maybury (shown below) to speak about the admissions...read more
School admissions and marketing staff will already be well into plans and preparations for recruiting pupils for next year and beyond, including reviewing what strategies worked well this year and what might be improved upon. The temptation may well be, “if it ain’t...read more
Excited that November 2018 brings about another step in Stickman's journey - this time it's new office premises in Hale, Cheshire. We're totally loving our light, airy, creative space. The perfect environment for planning those impactful pupil recruitment and...read more
Whilst interviewing Altrincham Preparatory School's new Headmaster, Mr. Whittaker, on all matters education and marketing, Stickman found time to ask him some quick-fire questions on his favourite things in life... Take a look at the video below!...read more
Stickman’s fascinating video interview with the newly appointed Headmaster at Altrincham Preparatory School.
Recently, I was delighted to spend time with Mr. Andrew Whittaker, the new Headmaster at one of the North West’s leading independent schools – Altrincham Preparatory School for Boys.
Watch the interview now!read more
Keeping the relationship with families ‘warm’ once they’ve accepted a place at your school is an issue that should be top of your mind.read more
“Working with The Stickman Consultancy has helped me to understand my local market and how best to reach them”
Sarah Lowe, Instructor, Kumon Education.
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