"As we are about to celebrate our 10th Birthday, I can reflect on our relationship with The Consortium over the past decade! The Consortium remains a Trusted supplier of resources to our primary school as they continue to offer value for money and excellent customer service. We have a good relationship with our account manager, Maxine Ainslow, who is always on hand to provide support where needed. We have seen many changes over the past 10 years but the customer service from The Consortium remains outstanding."
Coopers Edge School, Gloucestershire
"I think the services provided by Consortium are really good. There’s a lot to choose from and the prices are correct. The customer service and after care are excellent. I enjoy a positive relationship with my rep and everything is tailored to the needs of our school."
Lynch Hill Enterprise Academy, Berkshire
"Richard, our account manager, is brilliant, patient and always prompt to respond. Eprocurement is so easy, and the exercise book selector is invaluable."
St Neot Community Primary School, Cornwall
"We bought headphones from Consortium by simply using their Price Match Guarantee, as it helps our overall Partnership Programme discount % and this saves money on all our other orders. I had a very fast response when I requested a price match and the order was placed and confirmed within minutes of the initial request."
Port Isaac Community Primary School, Cornwall
"Crowdys Hill School has worked with The Consortium for many years and what particularly impresses is the continued strive for improvement in every aspect of the provision. Cost, functionality, reliability and improved use of technology are all highlights of the Consortium’s dealings with us at the school."
Crowdys Hill School, Wiltshire
"I would have no hesitation in recommending The Consortium to my fellow secretaries. I telephone or e mail my orders through and delivery is either the next day or the following day. The people taking my phone calls are always very helpful. I now receive a discount which is very beneficial to us."
St Alban’s Catholic Primary, Gateshead
"As a multi-academy trust of 12 schools varying in size, Consortium’s Partnership Programme has enabled all our schools to benefit from the available discount. As the percentage is based on the level of spend per pupil during the previous year, this means all our schools receive a discount regardless of size enabling them to maximise their spending power. "
Celtic Cross Education MAT, Cornwall
"Consortium Education have a great range of products at very affordable prices. Their customer service is always excellent and friendly. The online ordering sustem is easy to navigate and saves so much tme. Service and delivery is quick and efficient. Highly recommend."
The Cedars Primary School, Middlesex
"Consortium’s Partnership Programme enables the School to access competitive prices and straight-through-processing from the order to the bank reconciliation. It’s a paperless workflow and it gives me multiple benefits: assured value for money, significant time-saving and complete transparency of the audit trail."
Colwall CofE Primary, Worcestershire
"Great service and readiness to help from our account manager."
Liskeard Hillfort Primary School, Cornwall
"I buy from Consortium because the quality can always be guaranteed and delivery punctual."
Milton Park Primary School, North Somerset
"The Exercise Book Selector is such a good idea! There are so many permutations to consider in the catalogue, and with this simple tool you can decide what factors are important and instantly see what is available.
Winsley CE School, Wiltshire
"Just wanted to let you know how happy we are with your prompt service, speedy deliveries and competitive prices. We are over the moon with the quality of the exercise books and the brightly coloured covers."
Prestatyn High School, Clwyd
"Consortium offers a wide choice of goods at competitive prices. Deliveries are made efficiently and quickly. If there is ever a problem our account manager is always willing to help and resolve the matter."
Matravers School, Wiltshire
"Consortium’s eProcurement Hub is brilliant! It is easy to use and the time it saves me is invaluable. No more retyping orders into my SIMS FMS as I can now import the order at the click of a button."
Chiswick School, London
"The service is fantastic, very fast and reliable. If I have any problems they are dealt with in a professional and efficient manner. The Customer Services team is always extremely helpful and friendly."
Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Primary School, Oxfordshire
"Excellent documentation and accuracy of delivery."
Brockham School, Surrey
"The eProcurement Hub is so easy to set up, and quick and simple to use. It’s fantastic!"
Castle Batch Primary School, North Somerset
"I buy from Consortium because the whole process is simple and makes my busy life easier. The attention to detail and accuracy on paperwork is excellent."
St Joseph's R.C Primary School, Surrey
"Why waste time looking through endless catalogues when we can get almost anything from Consortium?"
Tasker Milward VC School, Pembrokeshire
"Consortium is always reliable and well-priced plus the Customer Service team is always cheerful, friendly and very helpful."
Isbourne Valley School, Gloucestershire
“Service is very good. Staff always very helpful. Staff keep you informed if there is a problem. Quick Order is very easy to use.”
Colyton Grammar School, Devon