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ICT Infrastructure for New School Buildings

Dataspire has proven experience of delivering ICT projects for new school buildings.

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New School ICT Installations

Working with major construction companies and schools, both directly and through the DfE framework, Dataspire has enabled and continues to support hundreds of fully integrated ICT systems. Our intelligent service provision is flexible enough that we can work around any unforeseen problems that might occur onsite.

Trusted expertise

Dataspire has operated exclusively within the education sector since 2005. We are trusted by schools and Multi-Academy Trusts across the country to deliver robust ICT solutions that facilitate outstanding teaching and learning environments. We pride ourselves on being a pleasure to work with and we are committed to delivering the right solutions, on time and ready for staff and students to use.

Working in partnership with Schools

Dataspire is an approved Education Technology ICT Solutions supplier within the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) Framework. Many of Dataspire’s longstanding relationships with schools began through a successful tender process via this framework. Once we are in a multi-year partnership, Dataspire can begin the ICT design and engagement and show your school exactly what is possible with ICT. Together we will create a clear ICT vision and strategy which will lead to a detailed solution design ready for implementation.

Our new school build services include:

  • Requirements Definition
  • Site and Current Solution Audits
  • Budget and Cost Modelling
  • Bid Support
  • Client Engagement
  • Design Drawings
  • Integrating requirements with M&E design teams
  • Design, layout and sizing of ICT solutions
  • Power and Cooling Requirements
  • Design Review
  • Tender and Procurement
  • Prince2 Project Management
  • Implementation
  • User Training and Handover
  • Build Documentation
  • User Acceptance Testing

 

Should your school be required to move into temporary accommodation during construction, Dataspire will create an ICT design for this arrangement with a comprehensive migration plan ready to move equipment across to the new building. Your dedicated project team will ensure the project is properly managed, delivered on time and can arrange any required staff training.

Dataspire’s ICT solutions currently being delivered for new school build projects include:

  • Network Infrastructure – Switches and Wireless
  • Server Infrastructure
  • UPS
  • System Security
  • Safeguarding
  • Endpoint Devices – Laptops, PCs, Tablets, Chromebooks
  • System Management
  • Cloud Services
  • Backup
  • Front of Class AV
  • Large Hall AV
  • Digital Signage
  • Printers
  • 3rd Party System Integration e.g. MIS, Access Control and Cashless Catering
  • CCTV
  • Telephony

Contact us to discuss your requirements in more detail.

 

Working with Leading Construction Companies

Whether you are working on a project funded through a successful DFE tender, or directly with a school, Dataspire is the only ICT for education specialist you need. Dataspire is accustomed to working with some of the UK’s largest construction and infrastructure services companies. Our professional team can advise you across all areas of ICT to help you design and implement the right network infrastructure, server rooms, audio visual installations, ICT equipment migration, CCTV and telephony.

Dataspire is committed to safe working practices and our people hold the highest Health and Safety accreditations to be able to operate onsite with complete confidence.

Our engineers are Health and Safety accredited as per ECS, SSSTS, SMSTS, NEBOSH, IPAF, PASMA and ISO standards.

Contact us to discuss your requirements in more detail.

 

             

 

     

 

       

 

 

Managed Services

With a Dataspire Managed Service your school’s ICT infrastructure will be well maintained, secure, with increased reliability, and as a result create increased user confidence for all staff.  

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Strategy & Planning

Many schools do not have a clearly defined ICT vision or strategy, and have fallen into a cycle of reactive updates, failure and replacement. Dataspire is proud to have helped hundreds of them to break free.

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Cloud & Infrastructure

Moving to the cloud is simple with the right support. Dataspire has already helped hundreds of schools and academies with a successful transition to the cloud.

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Support & Training

Dataspire provides two levels of technical support and can facilitate professional end-user training so that staff feel confident using ICT for effective teaching and learning. 

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Technologies

Dataspire is a total ICT solutions provider and in addition to comprehensive support services we can deliver any technology your school or MAT requires.  

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Case Studies

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The Deanery Academy

What happened when the appointed ICT supplier went into administration just as the new building opened?

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St. Christopher’s School

Why has this world class International school chosen to work with Dataspire?