We work as your external marketing partner, helping schools actively recruit more students, attract high quality staff and strengthen their position within the community to become the number one school of choice for students in their area.
We love what we do and think that shows in the work we produce and in the relationships we have with our clients. We are only successful if you are happy with everything we produce for you, and if you enjoy the experience of working with us.
As a first port of call for prospective parents, and a key online tool allowing parents and teachers to communicate for current ones, your school or academy website has never been more important. Get your website right and you provide a unique, evolving window into life at your school, highlighting your strengths and achievements and communicating your messages to the people that matter.
At FSE, we specialise in building striking, modern, beautiful, user-friendly school websites that get it right.
Our website services use the most up to date technology, a simple, intuitive content management system and our extensive design expertise to ensure that your site is something you can be proud of and can develop for years to come. Our designs are bespoke and can be paired with a stunning school prospectus brochure and a host of other school marketing items to enhance your overall school branding.
If your school or Academy website isn’t giving out the right message then why not arrange a demo, take a look below at some of our website features or have a browse through our portfolio online to see what we can do - we’d love to help!
As parents, students and staff increasingly use mobile and tablet devices to access sites on the move it is essential that your school website design is fully responsive to allow them to browse and find information with ease, regardless of what type of device they are using.
Our school & Academy websites will automatically re-shape and re-size to fit any screen size beautifully.
Our bespoke approach to our responsive designs will ensure that no features are lost, the navigation is easy to use and the site looks equally engaging and makes the most of your school photography however it is viewed.
All of our sites are responsive as standard so, if your current school website is not responsive (or you’re not sure), then get in touch today and have a chat with one of our team...
Easy to use, intuitive and versatile...
Our content management system (CMS) combines award winning technology services, with bespoke development to fit the needs of our schools and we think it’s one of the best!
The easy to use interface will enable you to learn and take control of your school or academy website quickly and its intuitive features will help you to manage the site easily as you update and evolve it.
Make the most of your school photography and upload a range of photos, videos and podcasts to showcase the true character and ethos of your school. The whole gallery or certain albums can made private and secure, and can be edited at any time to resize, organise and add captions to any of the media uploaded.
We'll visit your school & offer a free, no obligations demonstration of our CMS; not only so you can see our work first hand but also so we can get to know the school and understand your requirements from the project.
We'll come back out to your school & take a detailed design brief for your new website; We will listen to your objectives and take the time to understand your school before designing your new site.
Our designers work hand-in-hand with our account managers & developers to ensure that your website is everything you envisaged and all of our design ideas function perfectly across all platforms and devices.
On completion of the final designs we will build these into the HTML templates at the required W3C standards for usability and accessibility, ready to be integrated into the CMS system.
Before pushing your new website live, we complete comprehensive testing of your website to make sure it works perfectly.
We offer a complete training session on our CMS before the website goes live so you feel comfortable making changes to your new site.
Once the all the previous stages have been completed, your site is ready to go Live!
Our approach to client support and relationships is a little different to most - we are only a small team (there are about 35 of us) and we all love helping our schools to get the best out of their new website.
Once your school website goes live and you have been trained on the CMS system you will have 3 months of full support to ensure you get off to the best possible start. We will give you details of your dedicated support person who is always on the end of the phone to help and guide you whether it’s on technical aspects of the site or any new developments you might like to explore. We'll even supply your site with the relevant cookie and privacy policies.
We are here to support you through the whole process and beyond. Our relationships with our schools typically last for years and grow to incorporate all aspects of their branding.
Once you have your amazing new website up and live you need people to be able to find it and that’s where search engine optimisation comes into play.
To ensure your school site is ranking highly in the search engines it needs to be optimised correctly. All of our sites are built with SEO in mind from the start but we are also able to offer ongoing packages once the site is live and can also help with your overall school marketing too.
We are also able to register, manage and renew domains for your new site - we can even help you come up with something catchy! Why not book a meeting or give us a call to discuss how we can help you stand out from the crowd.
FSE design specialise in school website design, and we feel it is important that you get exactly what is required from your new website. School websites are a vital part of your school's marketing and branding, so it is important that the website not only fulfils a purpose, but looks in accordance with your school's ethos.
Yes, we design websites which are responsive, meaning that they will automatically fit the size of the screen viewing it. This means that whether viewing through a desktop PC, a laptop, tablet or even a mobile phone, the site will load perfectly every time.
Yes, each school web design project is allocated an account manager who stays with you throughout the whole process to answer your questions, ensure your needs are met and be your point of contact throughout the web design process.
Yes, we use easy to update content management systems, to allow you to be able to take control of the content once the design is all complete. We want you to be able to add your own new content and photos to your site without the need to call on us to help! We would gladly help out while you are learning the ropes though.
Yes, we can set up password protected areas of the site, for use by students, staff or governors.