Basildon Education Services Trust (BEST) is a company with charitable status, working on behalf of a partnership of 37 schools in the Basildon area. Our aim is to provide additional support and challenge for schools so that young people from Basildon can compete on an even playing field with young people from areas across the UK.

BEST provides over 50 different projects, activities and events for pupils and parents and BEST schools. They include:

  • Raising achievement projects including the Basildon Challenge
  • Engaging parents in their children's education
  • Holiday activities for pupils
  • Emotional Health and Wellbeing Support
  • Education Business Link activities
  • Leadership and Management support including CPD
  • Inter school sports activities
  • School collaboration around traded services

We are striving for the BEST aspirations among young people
We want the BEST expectations by parents, staff and local community for our young people
We believe that this will lead to the BEST achieving schools in a prosperous community
Latest News
The BEST Summer Games 2014 were a great success. Click to find out the results and see photos taken on the day.
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The Whitsun weather may have been a bit of a wash out, but BEST’s ‘School’s Out’ Holiday Activities Programme offered pupils of BEST LDG schools the ...
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The Final for the Local Study Challenge took place on Friday 9th May 2014 at Whitmore Primary School. Read more to find out the winning schools.
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The BEST Basildon Finals of the Literacy Challenge were held on Thursday 27th March 2014 at Fairhouse Junior School. Read more to find out the winning schools.
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