How effective are your communications? Do they create tangible impact and enhance your competitive position?

We help you get your message across. We evaluate what you say and how you say it, working closely with you to enhance your reputation and integrate your communications with your strategy.

Our immersion in the sector means that we are skilled at appraising messages and materials. Our consultants take a strategic stance. We work with you to understand your strategic objectives, we assess how well your communications align to them and we develop clear, succinct and nuanced messaging in support of them.

Always tailored to your school’s needs, our services include:

01.Change communications

Our consultants are experienced at leading and communicating change in schools.

We guide and advise you on change management and communications strategies. We work sensitively to help you reassure key audiences and move them from uncertainty to ownership and action.

02.Messaging, engagement & reputation management

The strength of a school’s reputation is critical to its success.

We assess the impact of your overarching messages and themes. Our consultants challenge and test to ensure your narrative is powerful, logical and reaches out to your different audiences.

03.Brand review & development

Developing a customer-facing brand proposition.

We help you express your school’s values, define your brand essence, profile your target audience, identify your core proposition and develop your brand personality.


"Our consultant was a complete professional throughout, keeping her sense of humour and focussing our attention so that we met the deadlines to make the communications project a success. Incredibly hardworking, patient and intuitive. We wouldn't hesitate to recommend RSAcademics."

Tori Roddy, Director of Marketing & Admissions, Stowe School

Get in touch

Email Heather Styche-Patel, Head of Strategy, Marketing & Development, at

Call Heather on +44 (0)1858 383173