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Education Insurance

We’ve spent over 45 years insuring all levels of education, from early years and first thoughts, to higher education and final dissertations.

We have the expertise and proposition to protect even the most bespoke risks and have been consistently voted ‘the Best Insurer for Education'*.

From our years of experience, we know that each education establishment is as individual as the people they teach; which is why our underwriters work closely with brokers to assess every risk on its own merits.

Our Education product and service provides a tailored policy that is created to meet your clients’ needs, providing peace of mind in the cover you select.

  • Ecclesiastical offers

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    • Specialist underwriting, and risk management, on risks ranging from the old to the new

    • Specialist buildings insurance valuation service, helping your clients minimise their risk of under or over insurance. For those occupying older heritage type buildings, the sum insured will be tracked against the Ecclesiastical Heritage Index , more modern buildings will track against either GBCI or HRCI.  

    • Dedicated in-house claims specialists, who have made 99% of customers very or extremely satisfied.† 

    • Our trilateral approach to working with you and your client, designed to provide you with long-term support in building long term relationships – not just at renewal.

  • Our risk appetite

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    Our tailored insurance covers a wide range of education establishments including:

    • Independent schools
    • Further education colleges
    • Management colleges and business schools
    • Academies
    • Universities
    • Voluntary aided/controlled schools
    • Professional bodies and associations
    • Theological colleges
    • Nurseries and pre-school care.

  • Comprehensive cover. Specialist expertise

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    • Property damage, including accidental or malicious damage
    • Business interruption cover with no economic limit
    • Full theft cover as standard
    • Equipment breakdown cover as standard
    • £1m libel and slander cover included as standard
    • Legal expenses
    • New PR crisis management helpline and costs included

  • Optional cover, tailoring cover to your client’s needs

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    • Personal accident cover
    • Group Travel
    • Cyber
    • Hirers' liability
    • Fidelity limits
    • Professional indemnity
    • Governors', trustees' and management liability
    • Fine art cover for paintings, sculptures and collections.

Our Education Insurance summary of cover gives more details. And our summary of changes document explains the new cover changes.

For an education quote please speak to one of our specialists

* Research carried out by FWD, an independent market research company. Ecclesiastical was named the best insurer for education insurance between 2007-2016.
Ecclesiastical claims satisfaction survey 2015.

Ecclesiastical Insurance Group plc (EIG) Reg No 1718196. Ecclesiastical Insurance Office plc (EIO) Reg No 24869. Ecclesiastical Life Ltd (ELL) Reg No 243111. Ecclesiastical Financial Advisory Services Ltd (EFAS) Reg No 2046087. Ecclesiastical Underwriting Management Ltd (EUML) Reg No 2368571. E.I.O. Trustees Ltd Reg No 941199. EdenTree Investment Management Ltd (EIM) Reg No 2519319. All companies are registered in England at Beaufort House, Brunswick Road, Gloucester GL1 1JZ. EIO and ELL are authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Firm Reference Number 113848 (EIO) and 110318 (ELL). EFAS and EIM are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Firm Reference Number 126123 (EFAS) and 527473 (EIM). EUML is an appointed representative of EIO who is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Firm Reference Number 402228.