Our goal at Orchard is not just to offer another finance product but rather to align ourselves with your strategic objectives.

We Can Help Your School...

  • attract student i

    Attract More Students

    Research shows that there are at least 1.5 million households (1) who can afford to send their children to an independent school. With our product range and services we can show you how to unlock this customer base and attract more students from the state sector.
    (1) MTM “Missing Millions”
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  • retain student ii

    Retain More Students

    With our simple and flexible range of products, we can help parents stay in the sector especially if their financial circumstances have changed. This means schools don’t always have to dip into their bursary fund to hold onto students. We can help.
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  • increase surplus iii

    Grow Your Surplus Reserves

    Cashflow is vital for any business and our suite of products can help schools in their time of need. More importantly we can offer a full financial assessment of your school to help you identify any gaps and ensure you maintain or grow your surplus reserves.
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We are confident our approach along with our strategic partners can help you achieve these objectives

Our School Fee Finance Product

  • secure

    Recourse

    Designed to improve cashflow and reduce the costs associated with collecting unpaid fees

    Recourse

    • Recourse to the school.
    • Parents can join at any time.
    • Extras can be added termly.
    • No minimum volumes.
    • No need to have an FCA licence to operate the scheme.
    • 0% option available
    • Over 10 or 12 months
  • unsecure

    Non Recourse

    Designed to reduce the cost associated with collecting unpaid school fees.

    Non Recourse

    • Non-Recourse to the school.
    • Parents can join at any time.
    • Extras can be added termly.
    • Minimum Volume to be agreed at application.
    • No need to have an FCA licence to operate the scheme.
    • 0% option available
    • Over 10 or 12 months
  • extended

    Extended

    7 years of education spread over 10 years

    Extended

    • School must be an existing customer
    • Extras not included.
    • Rates on application.
    • Max of 10 year.

Product Benefits

  • Award Winning Technology

    state of the art systems

  • No FCA Licence Required

    we are the lender not your school

  • 100% Paperless Application Process

    reduces your administration costs

  • Collections Facility

    let us collect your termly direct debits too, reducing your administration and merchant costs

  • Flexible Charges

    we know one price does not fit all so we will work with your school to agree a suitable fee. Our fees start at 1% per annum

  • Debt Recovery

    we can help you with your credit control needs so you don't have to.

Our Asset Finance Product

If you are looking to lease or purchase equipment, release locked equity, or borrow funds, we can provide your schools with the finance they need.

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Strategic Partnerships

Along with our expertise in finance, we have also built key strategic partnerships to ensure all our clients benefit from the best the market has to offer. We are proud to work with the following organisations and believe strongly that each partner can deliver value to the Education Sector.



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