The CPC's new DfE recommended agreement to provide insurance for Academies, Multi-Academy Trusts, Maintained Schools and Free Schools. Insurance products and support services are available directly from insurers or via specialist insurance brokers. CPC members can obtain Comprehensive Insurance Cover & Service Provision through Lot 1 providing you with choice and an alternative to the DfE Risk Protection Arrangement (RPA). For members that have joined the RPA, you can purchase any peripheral cover not included within the RPA through Lot 2.
Lot 1 Comprehensive Insurance Cover & Service Provision will provide insurance protection for:
Lot 2 can provide institutions within the RPA the following covers:
It was awarded on 7th September 2020 and runs to 6th September 2022 with a possible extension to 6th September 2024.
The Department for Education (DfE) recommend this framework to Schools and Academies.
|Lot 1: Comprehensive Insurance Cover & Service Provision||3||View Suppliers|
|Lot 2: All Covers not included in the Risk Protection Arrangement (RPA)||5||View Suppliers|
For Lot 1 Comprehensive Insurance Cover & Service Provision, members are required to undertake a further competition. Please read the framework user guide for guidance and to access our template documentation. Please contact Gary Sadler for further information..
To request quotations under Lot 2 All covers not included within the RPA, please download the RPA Plus Questionnaire below and follow the instructions therein.
The CPC Quote Tool is free to use for all our members and offers quick, compliant access to all suppliers on our frameworks for purchases that fall below £189,330.
"The Quote Tool was easy to use and time saving, resulting in a straightforward process where we just had to put the details in once and could then use the reputable suppliers already recommended."
Deborah Anderson-Dixon, Finance Manager at Sir William Romney's School
For purchases that exceed £189,330, the CPC Sourcing Cloud is available that complies with the regulations to allow electronic tender returns whilst still being free to use for our members. Find out more about CPC Sourcing Cloud.
To use this framework and get a quote you need to sign in.
To create a free user account your institution needs to be a CPC member, CPC membership is completely free for educational establishments.
When you join the CPC you will receive some amazing benefits including access to 69 frameworks and specialist procurement advice, plus you won't be inundated with lots of marketing calls and emails that you don't need.
The joining form only takes a few minutes to complete and upon registering as a member you will typically be approved within 10 minutes (during the hours of 9am and 4.30pm).
To see if your institution is already registered as a CPC member use the search bar below, if your institution is not a member click the Join the CPC button. Remember CPC membership is free for educational establishments.
The following documents are associated with this framework. Some are required for successful use of the framework and are clearly marked.
|User Guide||This is required reading if you are considering using this framework. It tells you everything you need to know about the panel of providers, eligibility, running the mini-competition process, and evaluating bids.||Yes||Download|
|RPA Plus Questionnaire||This short questionnaire can be used to obtain three competitive insurance quotations for some of the elements that aren’t provided by the ESFA Risk Protection Arrangement (RPA), e.g. motor vehicles, overseas travel, engineering inspection services and works of art.||Yes||Download|
The ESFA update in December announced the cost of the risk protection arrangement (RPA) will increase to £19 per pupil from 1 September 2021 to 31 August 2022.