Double First at conference for independent schools

Double First enjoyed an immensely successful exhibition at the IAPS Annual Conference in Liverpool, to which several hundred Delegates had travelled from schools across the UK. Scores of Heads and…


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Successful Exam Results Days for Double First Users

Once again, the Support Team offered extended support hours just in case Double First users needed extra help during the Exam Results days. ‘We stayed open, but over two GCSE…


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Double First appoints new Director

Jeff Elliott, Group MD, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kim Hollamby as Director of Double First Ltd. Kim joins the company after successfully creating a 70-person technology department…


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Double First wins top HR Award

Double First Ltd has received the prestigious Certificate of Achievement for Commitment to High Standards of Personnel Practice. This award recognises the company’s outstanding efforts and commitment to achieving a…


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Support Team Expansion

Double First is delighted to announce a further expansion of its Support Team to keep in step with the escalating demand for their flagship MIS product, Engage. Support for schools…


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Double First hosts a Data Security Seminar at Cisco’s HQ

On 6 June, 2008, Double First hosted a Data Protection and IT Network Security Seminar at Cisco’s magnificent HQ near London’s Heathrow airport. Given the many recent and well publicised…


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‘Engage’ is the new name for school management software

With its increasing record of success and acclaim, Double First’s flagship school information management software has been renamed ‘Engage’. ‘We wanted to move away from the IT technical name it…


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Church Schools (UCST) rolls out Engage

Ian Teague, Director of IT for the United Church School Trust (UCST), announced today that, ‘Following a successful pilot, UCST is rolling out Engage across all their independent schools.’ The…


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New Forum for all Double First Software Users

Continuing to add value to their offering, Double First today launched a Users’ Forum within the newly named Our World section of the website. ‘It was a suggestion from one…


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UK Tour brings Encouraging Feedback

Paul Rastall, Senior Project Manager Double First Ltd, has just returned from a Fact Finding tour of the UK, dedicated to meeting Engage Schools and their users. ‘In my former…


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Landmark Release for Engage School Management Software

‘This is a Landmark release,’ said Carole Denman, Double First’s Operations Manager. ‘For example, the automatic timetable is so refined, and the new Internal Report Generator is excellent. And these…


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Double First publishes their ‘Ten Key Stages in Successfully Implementing an MIS’

Recognising that changing your MIS (or implementing MIS for the first time) carries such a high penalty if poorly managed, Double First has released a new booklet entitled ‘Ten Key…


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