Nottingham-based educational software firm, Prime Principle, has been sold to Juniper Education, the sellers being advised by SCCF.

Prime Principle is the developer behind Classroom Monitor, the pupil-tracking software trusted by 53,000 educators in over 2,000 schools. For 15 years Prime Principle has guided users through crucial changes to education policy and best practice, providing technology that’s innovative, flexible and based wholly around what schools need.

Acquirer, Juniper Education, a comprehensive education support service, was established to help schools and academies go from strength-to-strength. Boasting an impressive range of education support services, it is now the leading provider of pupil-tracking software, training and professional services to the education sector.

Juniper Education solutions are already implemented by over 4,500 schools but this is set to increase to 7,000 by consolidating client bases, enhancing learning opportunities and providing schools with better access to the tools they need to unlock their pupils’ potential.

Gavin Freed, chairman of Juniper Education, commented: “The team at Prime Principle have a wealth of experience in the sector and the acquisition will support us in our aim to continue developing software and services that save time for teachers, giving them the information they need to ensure their pupils achieve all they are truly capable of.”