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Based on your answers, we think you should use the Crescent Purchasing Consortium (CPC) framework.

Use the Get help buying for schools service to get free help and support with buying goods and services.

What it offers

  • academy conversion and post-conversion
  • commercial, contracts and procurement law
  • human resources and employment law
  • property and land law
  • education and charity law
  • construction and estates management
  • corporate governance
  • data protection and freedom of information
  • health and safety
  • intellectual property rights and licensing
  • litigation and dispute resolution
  • private finance initiatives (PFI)
  • shared services
  • student matters (including admissions, exclusions and safeguarding)
  • exam grading issues
  • advice specific to state schools of all types, faith schools and independent schools
  • special education needs


  • free quote tool
  • national coverage with competitive pricing and discounts on market rates
  • bespoke user guide and further competition templates

All frameworks also offer:

  • compliance with the relevant procurement regulations
  • suppliers pre-checked by the approved framework provider
  • pre-agreed terms and conditions
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