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Package 1

In this package we offer the following types of support - 

  • Telephone Support
  • Email Support
  • Remote Assistance (using remote desktop connection solutions where available)
  • Scheduled visits and Emergency onsite assistance (extra costs may apply, if outside the SLA)

Service availability - 

  • Telephone support: 8:30 AM - 4 PM Monday - Friday during school term time (Calls which are received out of these hours will be taken via voicemail but will be followed up the next school day)
  • Email support: Monitored 8:30 AM - 4 PM Monday - Friday during school time (Emails received outside of office hours will be collected and will be followed up the next school day) 

Service Requests - 

In support of services outline in the Service Level Agreement, the Forest of Dean Trust will respond to service-related incidents and/or requests submitted by the partner primary school within the following time frames: 

  • 2 hours (during school hours) for high priority issues 
  • Within 8 hours for medium priority issues
  • Within 2 working days for low priority issues 
  • Remote assistance will be provided in-line with the above timescales depending on the priority 
  • Onsite support will be arranged as necessary, depending on the priority and availability of the IT team 

Types of Service - 

This package of support service will cost £2000 per annum, this includes all core services.

Core Services:

  • 10 visits during term times; these will be planned in advance and would generally be on a monthly basis (these days would primarily be to perform routine maintenance, such as projector filter cleaning, monitoring backups, visual safety inspections, ensuring anti-virus and patches are up to date etc...
  • Access to another 10 days on-site or remote support. These may be triggered by the visiting technician in response to the above activities or by the school itself registering a support call or request
  • Software installation; automatically via package build and deployment or MSI file where possible, otherwise manually installation on network clients. This will be subject to software licence terms and conditions 
  • Advice and guidance: this can be for just as little as advice on purchasing new IT equipment
  • Fault analysis will be carried out and guidance offered to the next steps if a problem cannot be resolved as part of the service agreement for the following: 

             Wired network infrastructure (switches, hubs, cabling and network points) 

             Desktop PCs

             Laptops (hardware and software; wireless networking issues) 

Additional Days -

If additional days are needed or one-off projects outside the scope of agreement are requested, these may be provided at costs of:

  • £50 for a half-day
  • £100 for a full day


Summary of Agreement

Core Services


Yearly Cost (split into terms)

£2000 p.a.
(Termly: £667/£667/£666)


Hours Available

80 onsite + 80 remote

(10 scheduled visits per year plus additional as needed)


Supported Items


Desktop PCs, laptops, servers, printers and other ICT peripherals



Backup Strategy

Advise and monitor


Supporting Team

Data & System Lead

Primary Partner ICT Technician

ICT Technical Technician



Agreed between schools; flexible via email



Ongoing + annual review and advice


Additional Costs

£50 for a half-day or £100 for a full day