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LGfL offering free broadband boost for schools

broadband boost for schools

Did you know that the LGfL is offering a free broadband boost for schools?

The broadband boost could improve internet performance for all LGfL schools, benefitting classroom connectivity and increasing office productivity.

Improved broadband performance

With this boost, our schools have experienced increases of:

  • 300Mb to 500Mb (67% boost)
  • 200Mb to 400Mb (100% boost)
  • 200Mb to 400Mb (100% boost)
  • 40Mb to 100Mb (150% boost)
  • 60Mb to 200Mb (233% boost!)

Could your school benefit from similar performance increases?

Contact the SBS ICT Service Desk

For more information about the broadband boost please contact us on 0345 222 1551 • Option 1 or email us.


Further SBS support for your school or MAT

Refurbished ICT Hardware from SBS Procurement

Do you need to buy new desktops and laptops for your staff and students? Schools can save up to 40% on equivalent new models by purchasing quality refurbished ICT hardware from SBS.

Refurbished ICT Hardware


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SBS Online Budgeting Software

Used by over 900 schools, SBS Online is a secure, cloud-based budget management system, incorporating budget planning and monitoring in one easy to use interface.

SBS Online Budgeting

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Managed Service for Finance & Business

Ideal for schools, academies and MATs, our Managed Service for Finance & Business provides peace of mind that day-to-day operations are managed by a strong, experienced team.

Managed Service for Finance and Business

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Schools and Ransomware in 2019 – Guest webinar from Redstor

Schools and Ransomware in 2019 – Guest webinar from Redstor

To inform proactive ICT planning following our previous guidance about schools and ransomware, this is a blog and webinar from our partners Redstor.

Please read our blog to view the webinar and read further information.

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Important: Spam emails

Important: Spam emails

We are seeing an increasing number of spam emails slip through the spam filtering net into users’ inboxes.

Please read our blog for further details.

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Email security update for schools

Email security update for schools

It has been brought to our attention that we have had a couple of instances where a rule has been set up within Microsoft Outlook email client to forward all emails to a different email address.

Please see our recent blog for further info and see how we can help.

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NEW Training Schoolz Module

NEW Training Schoolz Module

Do you need a simple, fast and effective way to make sure your staffs training is kept up to date?

Please view our recent blog for further details of how we can help you with this.

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Is your school having a summer technology clear out?

Is your school having a summer technology clear out?

As July arrives, a reminder to schools that SBS can provide a convenient, cost-effective School Asset Disposal service.

Ideal for spring cleaning around the Easter holidays or the upcoming summer break, asset disposal is an important housekeeping task for schools that need to clear out unused electrical items in a responsible, compliant manner.

Read our recent blog for further details.

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Schools receiving generic terrorism hoax email

Schools receiving generic terrorism hoax email

Please be advised that schools have received emails today claiming that there is a student onsite with a bomb and are demanding $5,000.

We have contacted the anti-terrorism unit and they are treating this as a generic hoax as hundreds of schools have received the same email. They are not recommending schools evacuate.

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Safer Internet Day 2018

Safer Internet Day 2018

Today is Safer Internet Day 2018 and this year’s theme is “Create, Connect and Share Respect: A better internet starts with you”

This blog outlines the latest research commissioned by the UK Safer Internet Centre, provides useful web links for schools and we reveal our recommended eSafety product for education…

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Phishing email warning for schools

Phishing email warning for schools

We have had reports of school staff receiving phishing emails from senders posing as colleagues.

This blog outlines the activity that has been reported, what schools should do and provides additional resources to keep staff informed on the issue.

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Introducing Schools Broadband

Introducing Schools Broadband

We are proud to announce our partnership with Schools Broadband to provide a comprehensive internet service for schools.

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