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2 Vital Marketing and Communications activities that will help secure a Good or Outstanding Ofsted judgement
School leaders naturally focus on teaching and learning to secure a favourable Ofsted judgement. But don’t forget that marketing and communications can make a REAL difference too.
There are HEAPS of ways to drive pupil applications for your primary school, even if admissions are administered by the Local Authority.
[VIDEO] Primary schools – need to boost pupil numbers but funds are tight? Or perhaps don’t know where to start?
Primary schools – you need to do some marketing but have no money, don’t know where to start or just don’t have time to think about it? We have the answer…
Dip into part II of our round up of 2019 to catch some brain-fizzing school marketing tips and ideas that you may have missed first time around.
2019 has been an exciting year and we’d hate to think you missed any of our insights and inspiration. Here’s (part I) of our annual round up.
At a time of increasingly squeezed school budgets, maximising pupil recruitment is key.
VIDEO: Stickman talks to Head of The King’s School Chester, George Hartley, about why he is optimistic about the future of independent schools, and the importance of marketing
Stickman’s Chief Cheerleader, Karen Smith, had the opportunity recently to talk to George Hartley, Headmaster of The King’s School Chester, one of the leading co-educational day schools in the country. A hugely experienced educator, George joined King’s as Headmaster...
Here at Stickman Towers we are ever-so-slightly bursting with pride to announce that we are an AWARD-WINNING company! Those lovely people at Corporate LiveWire have awarded us Winner of Pupil Recruitment Services of the Year in the 2019 Manchester Prestige Awards. The...
Tom Shennan-Barker and Nicola Gilbert, Director of Marketing, Admissions & Communications and Business Development Manager respectively at Ackworth School in West Yorkshire spoke to Stickman recently about their roles.
Be clear and determined to show budget-holders why great marketing and communications are crucial to the success of a school.
Do your school communications properly reflect the quality and excellence of your school? If you’re using Comic Sans for everything, then probably not.
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.
We’ve listened, digested and developed our core services to suit your school’s challenges and budget. The only problem is, which to choose?
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.
Here at Stickman Towers we believe in joined-up thinking for the best possible outcomes. You know it makes sense…
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.…
“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.
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.
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?
Mystery shopping can provide powerful insight into your admissions process, enabling you to fix the gaps and embellish the good.
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.
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...
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...
VIDEO: Inspirational Primary School Headteacher Brings Specialist Teaching to Live and Breath School Values
https://videopress.com/v/61KuCFZP?preloadContent=metadata A short impromptu video capturing the thoughts of this inspirational Head - Paul Urry - at St Stephen's CE Primary School. Paul's primary school is based in a deprived area, but he's determined to provide an...
Manchester Conference Centre: Stickman speaking on ‘How to market a school and multi-academy trust effectively’
The Stickman team were in their element on Friday speaking at an event at Manchester Conference Centre. The event was organised by an associate of Stickman's - the very fine Simon Hepburn, of Marketing Advice for Schools. Stickman was invited to join this particular...
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...
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Sarah Lowe, Instructor, Kumon Education.