How to Buy – Shop for your Institution
At Sync, we are passionate about education! We support schools, academies, colleges, and universities across the UK, to adopt Apple technology, and integrate it in to their teaching and learning practices.
As an Apple Authorised Education Specialist, Sync provide full wrap around services to education users for a range of projects. We have included the following core-value services for the benefit of your school, and to help ensure project success.
Our nearly 30-years experience working with Apple in education allows us to provide your teachers and students with a seamless out of the box experience with Sync technical services, designed to make your setup as seamless as the user experience.
Our fully qualified teachers provide schools with Learn more.over 300-days of CPD each year, supporting with workflows and assessment.
Apple Education Specialists
Our dedicated Education Specialists work acrossthe UK to provide outcomes-focussed solutions for schools, academies, colleges and Universities.
We are proud to manage over 51,500 AppleLearn more.devices, providing institutions across the UK with specialist support.
Talk to a Specialist
Whether you’re looking to deliver Technology Enhanced Learning for the first time, or your a seasoned pro, our specialists are here to help.
Get in touch to chat by email, phone, video chat, or arrange a meeting at your school.
Shop and Order Online
Explore our online store. It’s packed full of the latest Apple technology, along with popular education brands like STM, Logitech and more.
Log in or sign up to access education pricing for your institution.
Finance and Subscription
Discover how finance and subscription can help you spread the cost of your tech, and save up to 30% of the cost of adopting new IT.
We’ve teamed up with Apple Financial Services to deliver a low-cost subscription model.
Upgrade your tech for less, with our Apple trade-in programme. We can work your your institution to turn the devices you have, in to the ones you want.
Find out more, and see trade-in values.
Trust iPad Programme
We’re working with schools and Academy Trusts to deliver innovative, accessible, and equitable learning, supported by technology – in the form of 1:1 (one device per student).
Read more about our iPad programme.
Choose Your Own Device Portal
Thinking of running a Choose Your Own Device programme? We offer free customised CYOD portals, to help your teachers and students buy online – with staff and student discount applied.
Learn more about our CYOD portals today.
Student and Teacher Store
Check out our Student and Teacher deals on the latest tech – with 0% finance, Sync3 (our free 3-year guarantee) and free delivery. Shop and save on your next Apple device.
Visit the education store to find out more.
Contracts and Frameworks
We are proud to be on a number of education and public sector specific contracts and frameworks, that
help schools and public bodies to procure technology in a compliant and cost-effective way.
Apple Higher Education(HE) Framework
Agreement reference: ITS6004 HW
The National Framework Agreement for Products Using Apple Native Operating Systems, Associated Accessories and Services is the destination for the supply, consultancy, and support of all things Apple – including peripherals and Apple software.
Through this framework, Higher Education institutions obtain quotations from trusted suppliers across a complete range of Apple product. Orders via the framework benefit from free standard delivery – whilst also ensuring value for money.
Appointed to the framework on November 1st, 2021, Sync are able provide a range of Apple Solutions to members institutions, and their staff and students. This includes: Mac, iPad, iPhone, charging carts, docking stations, accessories, cables, software, support and training services, finance, and additional warranty and insurance cover.
CPC – ICT Hardware andPeripheral Equipment
Lot 4 – Apple Solutions | DfE Recommended
CPC’s ICT framework is for the supply and delivery of ICT hardware, peripherals and support services. You can get quotes from trusted suppliers across a complete range of new IT equipment and accessories from each of the five dedicated lots. Refurbished and remanufactured equipment is also available. Orders via the framework benefit from free standard delivery.
Appointed to the CPC framework on Lot 4 – Apple Solutions, Sync provide a range of Apple Solutions through the framework, including: desktops (iMac), keyboards and mice (wired and wireless). Laptops (MacBook Pro and MacBook Air), screens, tablets (iPads), charging carts, docking stations, accessories and cables. We are also able to offer maintenance services and other relevant services including asset tagging, Mobile Device Management, training and support.
OCL – ICT Goods and ServicesProcurement Framework
Lot 3 – Apple Equipment
Sync (GBM) have been appointed to Lot 3 of the Oasis Community Learning (OCL) ICT Goods and Services Procurement Framework, which specifically focuses on the provision of Apple technology, including iPad, Mac, Apple TV and more. Through the framework, Sync have worked with OCL to deliver it’s ground-breaking Oasis Horizons project, through which it is deploying 30,000 iPad to teachers and students across its 52 schools.
Everything ICT – The ICTProcurement Framework
Includes Direct Award | DfE Recommended
Everything ICT is an ICT procurement framework for Education and Public Sector organisations. The framework was designed to saves organisations time and money on procurement. Originally set up to support schools, Multi-Academy Trusts and Local Authorities supporting schools – the success of the approach of the framework, has lead to it being extended to cover any Public Sector organisation including:
- 25 Ministerial Departments
- 20 Non ministerial departments
- 392 Government agencies and other public bodies
- 12 Public corporations
- 3 Devolved administrations
- 349 Councils
Denbighshire SchoolsICT Network Framework
Sync have been appointed as an ICT provider on the Denbighshire Schools ICT Network Framework. The framework was designed to achieve value for money partnership working arrangements between Denbighshire schools, and approved and accredited ICT providers. The scope of the framework includes the supply and support of ICT infrastructure, hardware, and software.
Apple related productsand services framework
Lot 5 – Higher Education, Lot 6 – Education and Further Education | Includes Direct Award
Sync have been appointed first place on the Apple Reseller framework for Apple related products and services. This includes the provision of Apple hardware and software, related products (including Mobile Device Management), financial services, and technical and consultancy services to Higher Education (through Lot 5), and to schools and Further Education (through Lot 6).
NTLT – Apple SolutionsProcurement Contract
Sync have been appointed as an Apple Solutions provider for North Tyneside Learning Trust. Inline with the agreement, Sync are able to provide Apple hardware, software, and accessories, along with related products and services to schools in the North Tyneside Learning Trust. This includes iPad, Mac, Apple TV, Mobile Device Management, and training and technical services.
Harris – Apple SolutionsProcurement Agreement
Single Supplier Agreement
Sync have been appointed as the sole Apple Solutions provider for the Harris Federation. Inline with the agreement, Sync are able to provide Apple hardware, software, and accessories, along with related products and services to schools in the Harris Federation. This includes iPad, Mac, Apple TV, Mobile Device Management, and training and technical services.
CPC – Software Licenses & Associated
Services for Academies and Schools
Lot 1 – Microsoft, Lot 2 – Adobe, Lot 3 – Google,
Lot 4 – Data Security, Backup and Recovery,
Lot 5 – Other Off The Shelf Software
CPC’s Software Licenses & Associated Services for Academies and Schools framework is for the supply and delivery of software, and related support services. Appointed to the CPC framework on all lots – Sync are able to assist schools and academies with all of their software requirements, from vendors including: Microsoft, Adobe, Google, Apple, Jamf, Lightspeed, Trilby TV, Showbie and more.
This also includes different licencing models, such as Enterprise Education Subscriptions (EES), Open Value Subscription Agreements (OVS), Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) agreements, and Enterprise Term License Agreements (ETLA).
Our resources section is packed with guides, lesson plans, ideas and more. Whether you’re looking to introduce technology in to your institution for the first time, or you’re looking for new ideas, we’ve got you covered.