Why use The Key?

  • Not enough hours in the day?

    Save time and focus on higher value tasks

  • Workload too high?

    Increase the capacity of your leadership team

  • Striving to improve pupil outcomes?

    Guidance and case studies to help drive whole-school improvement

  • Ofsted inspection looming?

    Prepare with our templates and checklists

  • Tight budget?

    Our resources help save cost and generate extra income

  • Constant change in the sector?

    Stay informed and compliant

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  • 1000+ school policies
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To-do list

  • School improvement plan
  • Lesson observation prep
  • SENCO interview questions
  • Review statutory policies
  • Pupil wellbeing questionnaire
  • Report to governors

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Our expertise

As a member of The Key, you’ve got our experts at your fingertips, giving you accurate, impartial answers, quickly. Over the years we have carefully built up a well-rounded network of expertise, including our independent in-house research team, specialist associate experts, contacts throughout the sector and close relationships with teaching schools.

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