Our Story ...so Far

Garry and Frank founded Wholeschool Software

Its goal: to enable schools to make the digital leap to embrace converging technologies.

March 2010

Website Portfolio

Wholeschool continue to engage with schools to help put them online with a range of services including websites, branding, email, and social media.

April 2010

Product Development

Wholeschool continue to develop its software platform, including flagship products such as Curriculum Mapping and School Development Planning.

May 2010

Recognition at Ulster Bank Business Achievers Awards

Wholeschool win an Ulster Bank Business Achievers Award.

October 2010

Endorsement

CCEA endorse Curriculum Mapping software that allows schools to manage implementation of the NI Revised Curriculum.

December 2010

Endorsement

Moodle implementation and support and training for all colleges and schools in CD VEC (now CDETB).

October 2011

National Contract

Wholeschool win contract to provide School Development Planning software to all schools in Northern Ireland.

April 2012

IBM Global Entrepreneur

Wholeschool are approved as an IBM Global Entrepreneur business and the only business specifically within the IBM Global Smart Education programme.

April 2011

Best Start-up Award

Wholeschool win the Belfast Media Top 50 Award at the Stormont Gallery within the Best Start-up Category.

September 2011

Software Integration

Wholeschool begin the engagement with Capita to start integrating School Development Planning software with Capita SIMS and MySchool, enabling access to 300k users.

June 2012

Expansion

Wholeschool opens its Dublin office in the National College of Ireland.

October 2012

Curriculum Mapping Milestone

Curriculum Mapping software reaches 10,000 teacher milestone.

March 2013

Open Source CMS

Wholeschool begins developing websites for schools and colleges using Joomla, the Open Source CMS.

May 2013

Trademark

Wholeschool secure Trademark.

October 2013

Plurlsight

Wholeschool's technical architect introduces Pluralsight to up-skill staff internally. Wholeschool begin engagement with Pluralsight Director of Academia.

November 2013

SDP Rollout

Integration with Capita SIMS is complete with over 400 schools using the system.

March 2014

Wholeschool Recruit NCI Interns

Wholeschool recruits the first cohort of NCI interns to join the team at Wholeschool and have now continued this relationship every year.

November 2014

Websites Milestone

Wholeschool Completes its 50th Joomla Site.

November 2014

Pluralsight Campus Agreement

Wholeschool implement the first Pluralsight Campus agreement in Ireland at the National College of Ireland (Dublin).

March 2015

1.25 Million Responses

Over 1.25 million questions have been answered so far using Wholeschool's School Development Planning software.

April 2015

Skills Agenda Seminar

Wholeschool host Skills Agenda seminar at Stormont with Keynote speaker Kurt Walker (Pluralsight).

May 2015

Scottish Learning Festival

Wholeschool attends Scottish Learning Festival, promoting the Wholeschool Software Platform in the Scottish market.

September 2015

Pluralsight Course Launched

Wholeschool authors the first IBM Bluemix course on Pluralsight.

November 2015

Web Summit

Wholeschool has been selected to attend the Web Summit in Dublin as a part of the Alpha 20.

November 2015

New SaaS Platform

Engineering team are in the process of re-architecting their SaaS Platform.

2016

User Milestone

On course to reach the 1million user milestone.

2017