Gladstone Education is a young and innovative software company specialising in developing powerful yet easy to use software that reduces the administrative burden on both teachers and school managers. This saves them valuable time and cuts down on the cost associated with the duplication of effort and resources and complex financial transactions.
As part of Gladstone Ltd, the company is backed by a 30-year pedigree in supplying software to local authorities in the UK. More than 55% of all UK local authorities currently use software supplied by Gladstone.
Based in Wallingford, Oxfordshire, Gladstone Education software is used by primary and secondary schools, academies, independent schools, special schools and further and higher education establishments. Gladstone Education is also a key supplier to the UK Government's Academy Build Programme.
Gladstone Education’s transact software is unique in the market, combining different school and classroom administrative processes, including a.m. and p.m. whole class registration; meal ordering; cashless catering and online payment. The software can assist schools to address several key agendas, including removing the stigma of free school meals, reducing bullying by removing unnecessary cash in the classrooms and creating a link between what the child eats in school and the parent to help drive the vision of a balanced diet. Universal food education helps to maintain good health and allows children to reach their full potential.