FAQs

Who are Grofar

We are a company based in Bristol who exist to provide software to support careers professionals to deliver a better-quality experience to pupils. Our founders include people with senior experience in RM, Serco, Logica, Fujitsu and SchoolComms.

Can I arrange a demonstration?

Yes, we will be happy to show you the system and initially this can be done as a remote session. Just use the book demo form on the website or contact us at info@grofar.com

Will you visit my school?

We do visit schools and all initial Grofar training is carried out in schools face to face. We have a network of Associates who are also able to provide local support. We are very happy to come and speak at Careers coordinator meetings – just invite us at info@grofar.com

What experience do you have in careers?

We worked with over 50 schools to develop the Grofar platform and only work in the Careers sector. We are an Affiliate member of the CDI and jointly developed our careers planning tool with the CDI. Our system is also available through Prospects Education Resources.

I am a careers professional can I work with Grofar

Yes, we are always keen to expand our network of associates. Just make contact with associates@grofar.com who will be happy to tell you more.

How do I get a Grofar licence?

To get started with Grofar we will send you an order form for you to raise your purchase order against. We will then liaise with your IT and MIS colleagues to arrange for Grofar to be linked to your MIS to speed the set up. We will then arrange a face to face training date to take you through the system and help you plan the first phase of your implementation.

Do you provide lesson plans?

Yes, we have a number of lesson plans to support your implementation of Grofar and these are mapped to the PSHE curriculum, CDI framework and Gatsby benchmarks. Just contact info@grofar.com and we will be happy to tell you more.

How do you keep my school’s data secure?

We take data protection and security very seriously and comply with all the UK requirements around data protection and the GDPR. We have some info sheets that you may be interested in. Contact us at info@grofar.com for copies.

Where do I get support and help from?

We know that all schools will have problems from time to time and we are committed to helping you get the most from Grofar. The best first point is our support portal at http://support.grofar.com