Microsoft 365 gives schools the flexibility and security to power a modern way of working in the classroom with Office 365, Windows 10 and Enterprise Mobility and Security.

In today’s classroom, students are using more technology and working from multiple devices. And it’s up to school to provide a platform that is as flexible and diverse as their students.

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Empower educators to unlock creativity, promote teamwork, and provide a simple and safe experience in a single, affordable solution built for education.

Include students at no extra cost when you buy for educators, faculty, and staff. A new Microsoft 365 Education device license includes: Windows, Intune for Education, and Office 365 Education.

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Discover the Microsoft 365 Enterprise that’s right for you

All plans empower educators to unlock creativity, promote teamwork, and provide a simple and safe experience in a single, affordable solution built for education.

*Microsoft 365 A1 is a one-time, per device license.

Microsoft 365 A1* Microsoft 365 A3 Microsoft 365 A5
Collaboration & Learning Office Online: web-based document editing
Classroom Tools Office client applications: Word,
Email and calendar, instant messenger (IM), persistent chat, Yammer
Files and content management: file storage, sharing, information discovery, Groups, Planner
Minecraft: Education Edition with Code Builder
More Inclusive Classrooms Learning Tools, Accessibility Checker, Office Lens
Voice, Video & Meetings Legal Hold, eDiscovery search and export
PSTN (public switched telephone network) Conferencing, Cloud PBX (private branch exchange)
Analytics Delve
Power BI Pro, MyAnalytics
Management & Security Intune for Education
School Data Sync, Data Loss Prevention, Office 365 Rights Management
Office 365 A3: Advanced Security Management, Skype Meeting Broadcast
Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS) A3: Intune for Education, Azure Active Directory P1, Azure Information Protection P1, Advanced Threat Analytics
Windows 10 Education A1
Windows 10 Education A3: Windows Defender Antivirus, Device Guard
Advanced Security Office 365 A5: Advanced Threat Prevention, Threat Intelligence
Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS) A5: Azure Active Directory P2, Azure Information Protection P2, Cloud App Security
Azure Advanced Threat Protection
Windows 10 Education A5: Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection
Server & CAL Benefits Productivity Server Licenses and Client Access Licenses (CALs) for Exchange, SharePoint, Skype for Business, etc.
Windows Server Client Access Licenses (CALs)
System Center Configuration Manager CML
System Center Endpoint Protection

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As a Microsoft Licensing Solutions Provider and Authorised Device Reseller, our 23-strong team know the Microsoft 365 products end-to-end, and will deliver tailored solutions to your environment built on Microsoft’s outstanding technology stack.

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Microsoft Education Hero Devices

HP Stream 11 Pro G4 EE

A durable cloud-based classwork companion.

Engage your students and keep them connected to applications, curriculum, educators, and each other, wherever they work best with the sturdy Windows-based HP Stream 11 Pro Education Edition.

  • A durable cloud-based classwork companion
  • Built-in security
  • Intuitive interaction – HD Diagonal Touchscreen

HP ProBook x360 11 G1 EE

Education-ready and adaptable to every style of learning.

Improve learning outcomes, save teacher time, and engage students like never before with the powerful, durable, flexible HP ProBook x360 11 G1 Education Edition

  • 360 ° device perfect for collaboration, presenting and building content
  • Up to 11 hours battery life
  • Touch screen technology

Lenovo 100e Notebook

Say 'hello' to a lean, mean learning machine.

The new Lenovo 100e Notebook is big on power, portability and potential but light on the pocketbook, making it a win-win for any classroom. The Windows 10 platform breathes new life into learning thanks to its education ready design and collaborative features:

  • 720p Front-facing webcam
  • Powerful Quad Core intel Celeron processor
  • 11.6” anti-glare screen

Lenovo 300e 2 in 1 notebook

Engineered for the classroom, the 300e convertible laptop is a versatile learning tool.

Multiple use modes and pen support let students adapt to any learning environment. Its rugged build can withstand the rigours of the school day. Its connectivity features make collaboration smoother than ever.

  • Intel Celeron N3450 / Mediatek MT8173C Processor
  • Windows 10S / Chrome
  • 11.6” Display

HP for Education

As a leading Education Computing and Printing supplier HP has been engaging with schools, academies, colleges and councils on the issues educators face for many years.

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To achieve successful outcomes

Education establishments must invest in much more than just the great hardware we make. That's why HP for Education helps maximise budgets. Supporting the purchase of additional software, services, training and assistive provision needed to create meaningful 360-degree solutions.