Tailored cover, specialist expertise

We have been providing specialist education insurance for over 55 years and have been consistently voted the best education insurer by brokers for the past 11 years1.

More than just insurance

We cover a variety of organisations, from independent schools to theological colleges. We work with industry bodies such as the Independent Schools' Bursars Association (ISBA) to provide us with a deep understanding of the education sector. 

Specialist expertise

Our experience in this market means that we have a comprehensive understanding of the insurance requirements in the education sector. We have a tailored insurance product which provides protection for your staff, pupils, buildings, contents and business interruption. You will also have access to helplines to support with PR and crisis management, legal advice and counselling. 

Risk management services

We provide a bespoke risk management assessment to help identify risks and proactively mitigate or control these as far as possible. For ongoing risk advice, you’ll have access to our risk advice line and we’ve also developed a Preferred Supplier Network with leading market specialists.

Award-winning claims expertise

If the worst should happen and you need to make a claim, you will be assigned a dedicated claims specialist to guide you through the process. And, we’re proud to say 99% of our customers are satisfied with our claims service2.
I think your company has a good understanding of educational establishments and their respective practices. The advice your company gives is very practical and clear.

Education customer

Education product features

Product benefits include:
  • Property damage, including accidental or malicious damage, equipment breakdown and full theft cover as standard
  • Business interruption cover with no economic limit 
  • Employers' and public liability insurance
  • Personal accident cover 
  • Group travel 
  • Cyber 
  • Hirers' liability 
  • Fidelity guarantee
  • Professional indemnity
  • Governors', trustees' and management liability
  • Fine art cover for paintings, sculptures and collections.
For our full summary of cover please view our Education Insurance policy summary.


From staff training and school trips to food safety and play equipment, our guidance notes cover a variety of topics to help your school run as smoothly as possible.  

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Forms and templates

Here you'll find a number of forms and templates to help you in the safe running of your school and inform protocol in case of an accident or emergency. 
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Business and Property Protection Portal

Powered by RISCAuthority’s extensive insurance and geographical data toolkits.

The portal provides access to state-of-the-art targeted risk management advice reflecting both the nature of your business and its geographical location. Produce tailored risk reports which can be reviewed alongside Ecclesiastical’s own risk management guidance material.

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1Ecclesiastical FWD Broker opinion surveys 2007 to 2017
2 Ecclesiastical Claims Satisfaction Survey 2017