The contract was won following a competitive tender and is for three years. Anne Magill, business development manager for Sodexo in Northern Ireland, said that Campbell College will act as a flagship account for the development of its education business in Northern Ireland. The contract, which was won in May 2014, will be mobilised in September 2014 in time for the start of the new school year.
Established in 1894 and located in a 100-acre wooded estate, Campbell College has over 1,000 pupils, a mix of day students and boarders, aged between four and 18 years. Campbell College is primarily a boys school but infant girls can attend the on-site kindergarten. Due to its international reputation, it has boarders from all over the world and is well-known for its rugby-playing prowess and famous past pupils, including C.S Lewis, author of the Chronicles of Narnia.