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The Key for School Leaders

“I think I would be lost without The Key for School Leaders. It is such a brilliant resource.”

Emma Charles, headteacher, Stoke Park Infant School, Hampshire

The Key for School Leaders is the national information service that provides busy school leaders with instant answers to questions on all aspects of managing a school. Members use our service to save time, solve problems and increase efficiency. Membership includes unlimited log-ins for all members of the senior team.


Membership includes:

  • 1,000+ examples of school policies
  • Good-practice templates, forms, documents and reports
  • Help with preparing for Ofsted inspections
  • Planners, checklists and interactive calendar
  • Case studies from teaching schools
  • News briefing weekly emails and need-to-know alerts
  • QuickReads summarising policies and legislation
  • ‘Ask the expert’ service (for full members only)

… and much more.

The Key for School Governors

“The Key for School Governors is a fantastic resource. We draw on it constantly and it is an invaluable source of inspiration and help.”

P. Taylor, chair of governors, St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Worcestershire.

The Key for School Governors is the national information service that provides governors with instant answers to questions on all aspects of school governance. Members use our service to stay up to date, gain confidence in their role and quickly get to grips with important issues. We support everyone on the governing body, from the most to the least experienced.


Membership includes:

  • Case studies and insights from national leaders of governance
  • 750+ examples of school policies
  • Good-practice templates, forms, documents and reports
  • Know-how for governing body meetings
  • Help with preparing for Ofsted inspections
  • Governors’ year planner and an interactive calendar
  • QuickReads summarising key changes
  • News briefing weekly emails and need-to-know alerts
  • ‘Ask the expert’ service (for full members only)

… and much more.

CPD Toolkit from The Key

“The staff really did enjoy the session and we could see the impact in lesson observations the following day.”

Carmel Dodds, Deputy Headteacher and CPD facilitator, The Good Shepherd Catholic Primary School

CPD Toolkit provides you with high-quality, ready-to-deliver resources that can help you deliver training with ease and make an impact on teaching and learning at your school. The toolkit contains training modules on a wide range of topics, step-by-step facilitator support and short sector updates.


Subscription includes unlimited access for 12 months to:

  • Our growing bank of quality assured resources (currently 70+ hours of training resources)
  • All the resources you need to deliver the training to your staff, including presentation slides, handouts, activities and more
  • Step-by-step support for in-school CPD facilitators
  • New features added throughout the year

… and much more.

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