Schools Advisory Service

Schools Advisory Service (SAS) have worked exclusively in the Education Sector for 20 years and know that all Schools and Academies have different circumstances when it comes to managing staff absence. That is why our policies are bespoke and designed to fit the needs of your school, including cover for pre-existing conditions and cover for ongoing or pending absences at inception.

SAS also work with your school to proactively prevent & reduce staff absence through our extensive Well-being & Medical Benefits. This service is nurse-led by our experienced, in-house Nurse Team with over-sight from our Clinical Directors. Full details on SAS Whole School Wellbeing & Staff Absence Insurance available below. 

As the UK’s leading supplier of Staff Absence Insurance, Schools Advisory Service are the only Staff Absence Insurance provider recommended by the DfE.

Through the CPC Framework, Schools Advisory Service offer 5 distinct policy options, ensuring every school get access to a Staff Absence solution to suit their individual needs and requirements. Each option supported by an insurers with an A+ rating or higher.


"We joined Schools Advisory Service in 2008, since then we have made savings of £14,398. We have always received first class customer service from SAS"
David Fann, Headteacher, Sherwood Primary School

"In summary our whole school staff is covered for a much lower premium than we previously paid for lower cover. Claiming is easy and everyone has access to medical support too. In my personal opinion it is a winning combination."
Doreen Butler, The Orchards Middle School

"All four of our schools have signed up to SAS insurance. We have found them both cost effective and reliable. The Health screening option has also been widely used by both Teachers and Support staff. I have no hesitation in recommending SAS." 
Paul J Griffiths CEO, St Clere’s Cooperative Academy Trust