An average of 1500 UK schools suffer from a fire every year. 20 schools are subjected to an arson attack every week. And then there’s the ever-present threat of terrorism. The need for robust fire and security systems in the UK’s education establishments is immense.

Education CCTVFrom controlling access to school grounds, to creating barriers to help prevent arson attacks, fire and security systems play a critical role in reducing the risk of crime, safeguarding students and staff, and providing a sense of protection.

With our highly innovative, intelligent fire and security systems, your bespoke solution will protect your external school grounds, internal classrooms and corridors, and access to common areas such as receptions.


  • Secure external school grounds against potential intruders and break ins
  • Control staff, visitor and student access to the site
  • Ensure health and safety legislation compliance
  • Protect buildings, staff and pupils from the risk of fire
  • Implement effective lockdown procedures in the event of terrorist threat or attack
  • Reduce risk of arson attack


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We already look after many schools, colleges and universities in the education sector, so our extensive experience will ensure you receive the correct tailored whole-site fire and security solution for your school.

Following an initial site survey and in-depth consultation to determine your specific fire and security requirements and conditions, our expert in-house design department will design a tailored, integrated solution for your site.

This may include internal and external CCTV, intelligent video analytics, automated gates and barriers, ANPR cameras, intelligent fire detection systems, access control systems and dynamic lockdown solutions.

Your bespoke fire and security solution will ensure peace of mind, comply with health and safety legislation and demonstrate your commitment to the highest standards of security for your staff and students.

BusinessWatch are experts in the development and installation of integrated fire and security solutions to educational establishments.

Our customers include:

  • University of Bradford
  • Leeds Metropolitan University
  • Peterborough Regional College
  • Leeds College of Music
  • and over 60 primary and secondary schools.

To discuss your school fire safety and security solutions, please speak to one of our Education Sector experts. Call us on 0330 094 7404. Alternatively, complete your details and we’ll be in touch asap.


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