Digital Transformation for Schools and MATs

This whitepaper provides insights into how technology in schools and multi-academy trusts can transform back office and other ciritical processes as well as learning, to free up scarce budget, time and resources. Drawing on research, in house expertise and customer case studies find inspiration and guidance to help you take your next steps with IT and digital technology.


Come a talk tech with us the the Schools and Academies Association Show (SAAS) at Birminghma NEC November 17th 2022. We're on stand J32 neear the Trust Theatre.

Arena understands education, and it's not just been about the contract, it's about the good relationship we have with them."

Ashton Sixth Form College
Head of IT and Learning Resources

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Education Specialists for 30 years

Browse our services below, or get in touch to talk to our expert team.

Copy and print for education

We've been helping schools sort their copy and print for over 20 years.

We understand how schools tick, and help you free up time and budget for learning by getting your print devices and software set up right. And we're on hand from day one working on site and behind the scenes with a small group of specialists that feel like part of the team, focused on keeping you up and running. 
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mstore for education

Schools are stretched for headcount, space, time and budget, yet are closely scrutinised and audited.

With so much sensitive information on students and staff, and obligations around safeguarding, quality, health and safety and compliance, it's little wonder our school customers love mstore for schools. We can help sort your auditing, filing and archiving headaches with a well proven platform designed closely with school business managers and other education leaders.
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Digital Sign In

Create a better visitor and employee experience with safe, seamless and secure sign in, and space booking.

A fast, smooth and secure sign in process delivers a better first impression, enhances confidence as people return to the office, and so much more. Digital Sign In also helps to keep your building safe with desk and meeting room booking via an app, capacity alerts, evacuation management and the flexibility to pre-register guests via email for an added layer of security.
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Managed IT Services

Taking as much or as little tech support off your plate as you need.

Our dedicated IT team works with you to implement solutions and support tailored to your work culture, size and team. Offering everything from day-to-day help ticket support to digital transformation guidance and training.
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"Xerox Business Solutions are very proactive and continually look at new ways they can optimise the provision and offer the Trust the best value.”

Explore how our capabilities enabled a leading MAT come together from an IT perspective and embrace the opportunities of the cloud to lessen the IT burden.
mstore has given our managers the capacity they need to tackle projects that might have a big impact on the Academy but that we previously struggled to find time for.”

Appleton Academy
Director of Business and Finance

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We work hard to keep you happy

So the business of learning can remain your top priority.
Arena understands education, and it's not just been about the contract, it's about the good relationship we have with them.
Ashton Sixth Form College
Sally Shaw, Head of IT and Learning Resources
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Arena didn’t just look at our own ideas, they saw the bigger picture of how we work. They had absolutely fantastic ideas to help us achieve our current aims whilst making sure that the Managed Print Service will be flexible to future changes.
Ashville College
Gareth Valentine-Saunders, IT Manager
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The end of year celebration assembly is something we all look forward to and it was great to see your involvement in it. Arena is part of the community now.
Formby High School
Network Manager
The lower cost per click will enable us to make more profit on commercial printing. Arena did not try to sell us an alternative to the repro equipment that we needed.
Hopwood Hall College
Lisa Jackson, Reprographics Officer
The support service for the children does generate a huge amount of paperwork. Now, the pay-off of having mstore and not having to file or store paper is a huge deal for us.
Pear Tree Special School
Alison Riley, Administration Officer
We see less waste and forgotten pages left on printers - the software reports tell us we are saving a tree every month! We have also saved around £5,000 in paper over the year, and £10,000 on toner.
Grantham College
IT Systems Administrator
As part of their consultation process, Arena discovered that they could reduce costs and vastly improve and modernise our service experience.
Henry Bradley Nursery and Infant School
School Business Officer
We wanted to create a change of culture so that we could have software that enables us to analyse our print usage - Arena brought that in great detail.
St James' Church of England High School