Meet our Exhibitors at Cardiff City Hall
Newline Interactive Europe SL
One of the top four manufacturers of Interactive Flat Panels in the world. We started with the mission of bridging the gap between state-of-the-art products and state-of-the-art user experience, and set out to create products that were not only impressive in design and features but were so simple to use that schools can interact and enjoy.
Vibrant young company on a mission to help kids learn to read through fun and technology. Pickatale for Schools reading tool offers pupils a new and exciting way to engage with literature using audio and karaoke style text, which helps to grow reading confidence, boost literacy development, and make reading fun!
Established in 1980, we provide professional document storage, collection and retrieval services, confidential document shredding services, document scanning services and IT destruction services. Based in Cardiff, we provide our services to more than 700 organisations across South Wales.
Cover-Ed is a trading style of Thomas, Carroll (Brokers) Limited who are one of the UK’s leading chartered and independent insurance brokers. We offer insurance solutions to help mitigate and manage risks to safeguard schools and invest in the wellbeing of staff to prevent or reduce absences.
Condover College Ltd
We are committed to providing a quality education and individual learning plans, life-long care and opportunities for people with moderate or severe learning difficulties.
PlayThru is an online learning platform that helps educators who teach online or in blended settings to increase learner engagement and interest. We automate the design work and make it easy to transform any lesson into a game-like learning experience.
ESPO - professional buying organisation, committed to providing value for money by pursuing best practice in procurement. Offering over 25,000 products at consistently low prices, and free to access frameworks, ESPO is a One Stop Shop for all your procurement needs.
Anzuk Education & Skodel
Anzuk Education, the only truly global education staffing business in Wales, recruit educators from 3 continents for supply/contracts in our schools. In partnership with Skodel, we also provide the simplest mental wellbeing support solution for pupils, teachers, & school leaders.
Supply Desk are a nationwide education recruitment company specialising in Secondary, Primary and SEN education. We place teaching staff in day-to-day and long-term placements in an extensive number of English and Welsh medium schools across South Wales.
Samples for Schools
Samples for Schools are the leading supplier of dissection specimens to schools, colleges and universities throughout the UK. All our specimens are specifically selected for educational dissections.
Clybiau Plant Cymru on behalf of CWLWM
Clybiau Plant Cymru Kids’ Clubs is the national organisation for Out of School Childcare Clubs in Wales, providing quality training from Level 2 – 5.
Several years’ experience supporting schools in Wales through multiple curriculum changes, providing powerful insights with data that truly informs teaching and learning. Your SMID team look forward to meeting you at this year’s conference.
Boromi is a non-profit, award-winning network of bilingual (English and Welsh) Play Libraries. We work with educational settings to empower every parent to support and nurture their child’s early development through powerful, purposeful play and talk, together at home.
At Nexus, we believe in learning through play. In partnership with educational consultants, we design and supply unique and innovative educational resources. We care about the environment and are always looking for new sustainable ways to produce our products.
ABC is your local technology specialist that helps schools like yours with the daily challenges that come with technology within education. We provide the most up to date equipment to maximise productivity while minimising spends and improving pupils learning experience.
ClassVR is the award-winning, all-in-one virtual reality technology that provides everything schools need to deliver engaging and immersive lessons using curriculum-aligned VR & AR resources.
BenQ specialises in providing classroom technology with its Industry-leading display portfolio, consisting of interactive displays, monitors, digital signage and is the #1 DLP-based projector brand globally in the education sector.
Solutions in Technology
Solutions In Technology is one of Wales largest Telecom, CCTV and Office Photocopier providers. We supply and maintain our own equipment, using our skilled local engineers to a high standard for our customers and team to operate from.
Rapid Education - We Bring STEM to Life
Rapid Education is one of the UK's leading distributors of educational products for schools, colleges and universities and a promoter of STEM activities.
With fresh ideas, inspirational resources and award-winning products, Hope is the leading provider of teaching and educational resources for Early Years, Primary and Secondary. If you help children love learning, Hope is all you need.
Designs and Lines
We are a UK leading specialist in playground markings with over 20 years’ experience. We work with schools and other organisations to transform playgrounds into fun, educational spaces. Our markings are non slip, environmentally friendly, and come with a 4 year warranty.
Into Film Cymru
Into Film is a BFI & National Lottery funded educational charity, putting film at the heart of children and young people’s learning
At Consortium, and sister brand TTS, we are passionate about education and are one of the leading school suppliers - uniting to help save you money and time, drive efficiencies, and encourage children to be motivated and stimulated to learn.
We provide whole school communities with the opportunity to nurture the life-enhancing tools of Mindfulness in practical, fun and enriching ways (www.do-bemindful.com) Underpinned by the Four Purposes, Do-BeMindful Programmes have already delivered positive, measurable outcomes in over 500 schools and nurseries.
Clicker is already helping hundreds of schools across Wales to boost English and Welsh literacy skills. Compatible with Windows/Mac/iPad/Chromebook, for learners of all ages and abilities, with a vast bank of curriculum resources and training – Clicker’s your one-stop inclusion solution.
BBC Bitesize offers free, educational resources for school pupils, parents and teachers, available online and on iPlayer. It forms part of BBC Education’s offering and other projects include Educational campaigns, Mind Set and BBC Young Reporter.
National Academy for Educational Leadership
Contributes to the development of the professional capabilities of current and aspiring leaders across the Welsh education system, acting as a thought leader and bringing clarity and coherence to educational leadership in Wales.
Promethean, a leader in the world of education technology for almost a quarter of a century, is committed to transforming the way the world learns and collaborates.
myphizz is a new and exciting app which recognises the link between physical activity and mental health in young people. Helping pupils ‘find their phizz’ we provide a safe and inclusive way to promote activity in school aged children #findyourphizz
Advocacy Support Cymru (ASC)
Advocacy Support Cymru (ASC) is a registered charity that specialises in the provision of confidential, independent mental health advocacy. We provide training in ASIST and safeTALK suicide intervention and prevention workshops, as well as the award-winning communication tool, Talking Mats.
For mental health and social change. We work with people who are experiencing challenges with their mental health, and with communities who want to create a greater sense of connection, ownership and wellbeing in the places that they live.
Family Links the Centre for Emotional Health is a national charity and training organisation established in 1997, teaching nurturing and relationship skills to professionals who support families, children and young people in the community, in education and in the workplace.
YPO has almost 50 years’ experience in helping the public sector achieve the best possible value when buying products and services. As public value champions, we’re dedicated to providing great support and added value, as well meeting your changing needs for greater flexibility, innovation and sustainability.
Action for Children
Action for Children is the go-to charity for service delivery and the fourth largest supplier of social care services in the UK. We work in partnership with local authorities, health services and other charities to provide services including children’s and family centres, intensive family support, short breaks, fostering, adoption, employability and evidence-based programmes.
YHA (England & Wales) LTD
YHA (England & Wales) is a leading national youth charity and provider of high quality residential school trips. We have more than 80 Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC) accredited sites amongst our network of over 150 hostels — more than any other UK residential provider.
Red Meat Education Hub
Introducing Meat Promotion Wales new online hub for educators including free learning resources for your school (worksheets, videos, recipes, interactive quizzes and more). All our resources are free to download.
Rhondda Heritage Park: Welsh Mining Experience
Award-winning educational sessions at an award-winning family attraction & museum, located on the site of the former Lewis Merthyr Colliery. Learn as you explore an epic international story that unfolded right here on our doorsteps.
The Literacy Company
The Literacy Company is a team of dedicated consultants who work closely with schools to enhance the curriculum and to improve standards in English. We are passionate about literacy and have many years of experience in teaching and advisory work.
Pentagon Play are experts in the design, supply and installation of playground equipment and outdoor learning environments in primary schools and nurseries across the UK. Inspiring learning through play since 1998, Pentagon Play has transformed thousands of playground settings.
Aneurin Leisure Trust
Based in southeast Wales, Bryn Bach Park is a local nature reserve offering a range of bespoke educational courses to inspire and enthuse pupils of all ages and abilities. The new 37-bed bunkhouse offers the perfect base for children to learn new skills and develop team working abilities all within the 340 acres of the park.
We power schools and enable great teaching worldwide, by creating intelligent online products and services to make the greatest difference in education.
Renaissance Learning UK
Renaissance provides online assessment, literacy, and maths tools to over 6,500 schools across the UK and Ireland, with the aim of accelerating learning for all, improving progress reporting to governing bodies, and reducing teacher workload.
Wood U Believe it
Supplying quality wooden playground equipment and early years resources to primary schools, nurseries, and other settings across the UK. Keen advocates of outdoor learning through play, we offer a large range of products, fantastic quality, and excellent value for money.
CPOMS is the market leading software solution for monitoring Safeguarding, wellbeing and all pastoral issues. Working alongside your existing safeguarding processes, CPOMS is an intuitive system which helps to ensure that children and young people are safe and fully supported.
Protect-ed can offer the Perfect Partnership of Wellness and Mindfulness Cover to suit your individual school needs, therefore reducing interruptions, costly supply and ensuring education can be delivered smoothly. Don’t ignore your Mental Health and Wellness make sure it’s Protect-ed.
TextAid helps students work more confidently and independently by reading any text aloud. Because TextAid is an online solution, you can have help with reading and understanding text whether you're home learning, at school and even on your tablet or phone.
Action Mats deliver a unique combination of exercise and play. The printed graphics show children of any age and language ability, exercises on a bright activity zone. We're more than circuit training, they provided the tools for fitness fun through games and team building challenges that include exercise within them.
Award winning interactive displays and commercial displays for education environments, featuring free software for lesson planning, communications and control. Make lessons extraordinary with our front-of-class interactive displays designed by teachers, for teachers.
Whether you’re looking to take the first step or move on to the next stage in your career, Educators Wales is the place for you to access information, training and career opportunities to get you there.
Mental Health First Aid Wales
MHFA Wales aims to empower every individual and community to build well being and resilience by educating, supporting and raising awareness around mental health issues and teaching people how to help others in distress.
Youth Work in Wales
Youth Work in Wales represents voluntary and maintained youth work services, delivering for/with 11-25 year olds across Wales.
The Royal Mint Experience
Immerse your school in 1100yrs of history at The Royal Mint, take part in an educational workshop and include a behind-the-scenes tour to the sights and sounds of billions of glistening coins. We guarantee a school visit like no other.
Learn how to help your students feel safe, supported and ready to learn. Supporting over 600,000 children and young people, Thrive® is a leading provider of tools and training for a whole-school approach to emotional health and wellbeing.
SCR Tracker Ltd
Award-winning Single Central Record online automation software designed by school staff, for school staff. Stay up-to-date with changing statutory guidance, check your compliance overview at a glance, create custom reports with ease, and so much more.'
VEX Robotics is educational robotics for everybody. Our range includes robots that are suitable for use in primary and secondary schools, colleges and universities. Our free lesson plans and free teacher training mean that anybody can teach STEM with VEX.
Crisis Prevention Institute
Dedicated to changing behaviours and reducing conflict for everyone’s Care, Welfare, Safety, and Security. CPI acquired Pivotal Education (2017) to build a training portfolio ranging from culture change, to relationships as well as reducing the need for restrictive practices.
Apollo Teaching Services offer the highest possible standard of supply teaching staff and we pride ourselves on offering a personable, friendly and efficient service to both our candidates and client schools.
Bedrock Learning is a digital literacy curriculum encompassing vocabulary, grammar, disciplinary literacy and GCSE English content. Designed by teachers to give learners of all abilities a personalised, interactive and cross-curricular experience, It is helping schools transform learning through literacy.
2Simple has been making powerful educational software for schools for over 20 years. We are committed to providing creative, inclusive, and inspiring software to encourage children to love learning and prepare them for later life.
Support Services for Education (SSE)
Support Services for Education (SSE) provide a wide variety of support services and training to all education providers and organisations that is of great value and tailored to your needs.
Dance fitness for Primary PE lessons - a charity created by Dame Darcey Bussell which embodies wellbeing and gets every child moving in every lesson. We provide Schemes of Work for EYFS, KS1 and KS2 with options of staff training to enable every teacher to feel confident delivering fun active PE lessons.
We are a modular robotics company that provide a hands-on learning experience for all students. Our modules are versatile and adaptable to not only meet the current computing curriculum but have cross over potential in multiple STEAM topics and beyond.
At the forefront of the education furniture industry for over 90 years and still a family-owned, British company, we are a leading furniture provider to Schools & Nurseries across the UK. Through our sector leading team of designers and furniture consultants we are the ideal partner for all your furniture requirements.
Simply AVS have been supplying audio-visual solutions since 2001. Our team have the knowledge and experience to help customers design, select and integrate technology solutions and equipment to best meet their needs and we strive to deliver a high-quality service which is informed by the latest technology.
PAGS profile is the web app used by educators worldwide to assess learners’ strengths and identify gaps. PAGS suggests effective interventions, activities and resources that can be used with the whole class. Try it. Sign up for 60days PAGS free trial.
Assessment360, formerly Assessment Foundation, is known for creating ground-breaking, user-friendly assessment tools. Designed alongside Welsh education professionals, Taith360 is built specifically for the new Curriculum for Wales. Plan – Track – Assess, Taith360 is the accessible, complete assessment solution for all settings.
Global leader in curriculum-aligned digital resources & professional learning for primary & secondary schools. Through popular digital services, Discovery Education Espresso, Coding, Health and Relationships, STEM Connect & in partnership with NAHT, Discovery Education Pathway.
Microsoft is committed to supporting equitable learning environments in all school systems. This means using secure and trusted solutions that foster inclusivity, enable real-time insights, help re-engage and catch up cohorts and prepare students for the future.
Established in 1991, MPS Education was the first agency established in Wales, and continues to be a much trusted source of the very best teaching and support staff for schools. We are recognised by the Welsh Government as an Approved Supplier on the Supply Teachers & Education Framework.
Awen Cultural Trust
If you want to take a break from the daily stresses of life, you’ve come to the right place. The Bryngarw estate was developed throughout the 19th and 20th centuries by members of the Traherne family as a place of beauty and relaxation. It has the same purpose today, but now it’s a park for everyone to enjoy.
Tutor in a Box
Tutor In A Box is the award-winning education company, providing 1-1 tuition, subscription boxes, pre-recorded lessons for English and Maths. Suitable for both primary and secondary students, we support children from Year 1 to Year 13 . All resources are fully aligned with the National Curriculum.
Elklan provides accredited practical high-quality CPD to 80,000+ early years and education staff. Born out of a passion for supporting children and young people with speech, language and communication needs we've become leaders in our field and trusted partners of national and local government.
Team Teach Positive Behaviour Training helps to support positive behaviour cultures. Our person centred, tailored training solutions provide a toolkit of skills and knowledge for those working within Education and Health and social care settings.
UK Sepsis Trust
In the UK, 245,000 people are affected by sepsis with 48,000 people losing their lives every year. UKST exists to fight this life-threatening condition, stop preventable deaths, and support those affected by sepsis. Scan the QR code to access FREE PSHE resources.
Agored Cymru is a Welsh awarding body, leading education in Wales, for Wales. We engage with schools so they can have the very best qualifications and services, meeting the needs of the new Curriculum for Wales and beyond.
We specialise in providing digital technology to schools and other educational institutions. SAAS Schools aspires to raise the standards of communication and tackle prevalent issues amongst teachers, pupils and parents through innovative digital solutions and visual communications in schools around the world.
Collaborative Design & Build
Build your amazing learning environment. Co-DB supports innovators in learning with practical and creative resources to build high-quality, co-designed spaces unique to your educational approach. We are fun, affordable, creative specialists working in the education sector for over ten years.
Community of like-minded professionals who share an easy-to-use online tool for identifying, assessing, and improving the emotional health and wellbeing of children and young people. It is based on Professor Jaak Panksepp’s research on emotional systems in the brain and extensive research, studies and expertise.
Kaligo is a Department for Education approved handwriting and spelling application, designed to teach students how to write and spell using a tablet and stylus. Aligned to the UK curriculum and powered by Artificial Intelligence.
Home School Tutoring
Home-School Tutoring Cardiff and Newport is a local established tuition company. We have an experienced team of professional teachers who provide private bespoke tuition in all the national curriculum subjects, from primary to secondary level and above.
Kidscape is a bullying prevention charity that works across England and Wales. They help children, families, and professionals with advice, training and tools to prevent bullying and protect young lives. Kidscape’s vision is for all children to grow up in supportive communities, safe from bullying and harm.
Axcis are the leaders in special needs recruitment and the foremost supplier of staff to mainstream and specialist schools in the UK. Speak to us today to find out how we can help you to find work or source staff.
2B Enterprising Ltd
2B Enterprising provides enterprise education resources for primary schools and delivers engaging activity sessions to support the learning of key skills for work and life. We provide storybooks, lesson plans and resources to engage young children in entrepreneurial thinking.
The Songwriting Doctor
Inspiring Expressive Arts workshops and CPD for the primary sector linking literacy & ICT with music - Google Songmaker, GarageBand, songwriting, ukuleles, glockenspiels, group composing, rhythm, music theory and singing skills all delivered by an experienced teacher and Arts Champion.
DCPro is a fully customisable, intuitive and time saving piece of assessment software. Allowing you to assess, track and report in a simple and effective way, however you want, whenever you want.
Jigsaw supports teachers to champion children and young people designed as a whole-school approach programme. Jigsaw provides all teaching resources, helping teachers confidently teach a well-being curriculum. Jigsaw PSHE perfectly connects the pieces of Personal, Social, Health and Well-Being Education.
ViewSonic has been a leading global provider of visual solutions since 1987, continuously helping people "see the difference" with monitors, commercial displays, ViewBoard interactive displays, touch displays, and projectors. Combined with software and services including the innovative myViewBoard ecosystem for digital whiteboards.
Fun & Active Playgrounds
Fun & Active Playgrounds is an industry-leading provider of thermoplastic playground markings for outdoor play and learning, for schools and nurseries across the UK. With over 200 engaging designs to choose from, there’s sure to be something for everyone!
Tennis Wales is the National Governing Body of tennis in Wales, and our vision is "tennis opened up across Wales". We want to grow tennis by making it relevant, accessible, welcoming and enjoyable across the country.
CJ’s support over 1200 schools nationally with Character, Resilience & Wellbeing programmes. Embraced by numerous schools across South Wales already, our mission is to ensure No Child Is Left Behind!
Giglets is an accessible and engaging online platform of multilingual texts and curriculum-aligned literacy resources, for children aged 3-14. Develop reading and comprehension skills, track progress and inspire a lifelong love of literature.
We specialise in providing orienteering with cross-curricular outdoor learning and Quidditch for schools, supporting all young people to be physically active when learning, having a positive impact on young people’s health and well-being.
Mini Me Yoga Wales
Providing CPD training to Educators and Kids Wellbeing sessions in yoga, mindfulness and positive thinking. No yoga or mindfulness experience necessary! Come wanting to have lots of fun and play!
We Are Heard
We work with schools to inspire young people and ignite their creativity. Our day of recording helps to deliver the national curriculum for music while generating money for the school. It’s a no brainer!
The leading supplier of technology into education, and approved sole supplier of interactive touchscreens into Cardiff local authority schools. Committed to excellent service, sharing knowledge and expertise and always delivering outstanding training.
Reading opens doors to adventures, opportunities and bright futures. We are a new reading company for Welsh primary school learners specialising in interactive books online.
Applicaa has created an education-specific cloud-based CRM for schools that has powerful modules that attract, engage and onboard students into all types of schools. Modules include the online management of marketing, admissions and bursaries.
A Welsh Government project assisting schools to - provide a wider and equitable choice of subjects at post 14 & 16 - support Welsh medium education - develop a network of staff delivering online learning in all subject areas
Prifysgol Cymru Bangor University
The School of Educational Sciences has an established reputation in the fields of teacher training, professional development & leadership. Graduates from our programmes to meet the current needs of schools & other education related bodies & to inspire & lead change throughout Britain & beyond.
Equipping teachers to deliver the new curriculum, brilliantly. Innovative and engaging resources leading to a Personal Growth and Wellbeing BTEC qualification, for comprehensive delivery of PSE, RSE and the Health and Wellbeing AoLE.
At GroupEd, we’re fed up with slow, complex, overpriced school software. Come and find out how we’re making it brilliant. GroupEd gives schools the software they need, in one place, at great value.
At Loud Speaker, our mission is to give young people the tools to speak out and speak well. We do this by delivering high-energy, fun and impactful public speaking and confidence building workshops, all across the country
Central South Consortium
Central South Consortium is the regional consortium covering Bridgend, Cardiff, Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taf, and The Vale of Glamorgan. We provide school improvement services and professional learning underpinned by our vision -“Empowering Schools to Improve Outcomes for all Learners”.
IDLS Group Ltd
IDL Literacy and IDL Numeracy are award winning software programmes designed to help pupils struggling with reading, spelling and Maths at both primary and secondary level. Both were specifically designed with dyslexic/dyscalculic pupils in mind.
Maths Circle Ltd
Creators of Times Tables Rock Stars and NumBots; award-winning maths programmes that help children acquire fundamental numeracy skills. www.mathscircle.com www.ttrockstars.com www.numbots.com
Phonic Books Ltd is a small company specialising in publishing decodable books for beginner and catch-up readers.
Our assessments are built on the best academic research and extensive trialling, use a powerful digital assessment system, and generate instant reports that enable you to make quick and effective use of the data.
We're on a mission to bring food and farming education to schools in England and Wales! Through engaging and cross-curricular problem-based learning, we aim to reconnect children with their food, farming and the great outdoors.
QDP surveys provide evidence of WHICH areas of wellbeing are your key problem areas, WHO are most greatly affected, RISK factors associated with these issues and HOW this compares across the sector, all presented in easy to read reports.
Scanning Pens are a multi award-winning assistive technology company, who have spent the last 18 years working to refine their products. Their portable pen scanners use text-to-speech technology to aid independent reading and help develop literacy skills, providing a great alternative to a human reader. They offer FREE trials on their products!
Cwricwlwm Maestro is a game-changing online platform that helps you to implement and manage your primary curriculum all from one place. It includes a fully sequenced curriculum, projects, resources, teaching and assessment tools. Built for schools in Wales, it includes everything you need to design, deliver and manage a bespoke curriculum that meets the new Curriculum for Wales requirements.
Abilia UK Ltd
Abilia’s cognition solutions have been helping people, adults & children, at work, at home and in education for 20 years in Scandinavia. We create personalised assistive technology to help people lead richer, fuller lives and encourage independence, learning and autonomy.
Prospero Teaching, an award winning teaching agency with permanent & supply teaching jobs for all staff in Primary, Secondary & Special Needs Schools.
We are an education company that does things differently. Our purpose is to change education through our vision of making learning personal for every learner.
Cyngor Llyfrau a Canolfan Peniarth
Stocking over 11,000 titles in English and Welsh, the Books Council has a wide range of books about Wales for the educational sector. Every order placed supports Welsh jobs and the economy, by supporting Welsh publishers and independent bookshops.
Autopress Education specialise in the design, manufacture and sourcing of excellent numeracy and literacy resources for primary schools.
The Safeguarding Company
The Safeguarding Company provides the only total safeguarding approach available today and are trusted by schools across the UK to help them protect the children and young people in their care.
NAHT is the largest union and professional association for senior and middle leaders in education. We are solution driven and add value to support and protect your role. Join today.
Little Magic Train
Providing you and your team with the resources, skills and continued support to create a nurturing learning environment. We use music, make-believe and movement as children learn best when they are moving and having fun. Ideal for children with ALN. Resources also available in Welsh.
A leading UK educational publisher, we provide high-quality print and digital resources across subjects for KS3, GCSE and A-level as well as FE qualifications. We’ll also be publishing a range of new resources to support the new Curriculum for Wales.
Since 1947 Community Playthings, has designed and manufactured solid wood furniture and play equipment, drawing on expertise from childcare professionals across the UK and internationally. Our products inspire play, support all aspects of child development and come with a 15-year warranty.
Mangotree kids is passionate about providing toys, books and resources that truly represent black children from beautiful Afro hair dolls that smell of coco butter to multicultural instruments and cooking utensils all children. Along with our amazing ECaT African drumming workshops
Y Felin Cyf
Y Felin Cyf is a Welsh language independent bookshop in the heart of Cardiff. We have a full collection of books and supply nurseries, schools and college across the UK.
Nasen, The National Association for Special Education Needs, is a charity organisation that supports thousands of practitioners by providing sector leading information, training and resources.
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