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What is The Key Leaders?

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Thousands of up-to-the-minute articles on all aspects of school leadership so you’ll know exactly what to do and how to do it right

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Hundreds of templates, letters and proformas to give you a headstart on your jobs to be done

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Ready-to-use checklists to keep you on top of your game and confident you’ve got everything covered

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Lawyer-approved model policies you need and alerts if things change so you know your school is compliant

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Need-to-know news alerts that keep you up to date with crucial changes in the sector with actionable next steps that cut through the noise

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Case studies where you can draw inspiration from our network of schools around the country

Quality-assured resources covering all aspects of school leadership. Browse our library to see for yourself.

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The Key Leaders is the only support service trusted by over half of all schools in England as they navigate each and every challenge thrown their way - even the ones they don’t see coming.

Turn to us for guidance you can trust with every decision you’ll make. So you know you’ll get it right, every time.

A content team like no other

Deepest sector knowledge

Our content specialists are experts in all of the key sector topics. They work closely with school leaders, sector leaders and solicitors to develop the most informative and practical resources

Uncompromising standards

Our sub-editors quality-assure every resource before it’s uploaded to our library to ensure complete accuracy and clarity


Our team is constantly connected to guidance updates and sector news - ready to create easy-to-digest resources and clear next steps for our members


Let us show you how it works

Want to know more about how The Key Leaders could support your school or trust? Request a 30-minute Q&A session with a member of our team and get a behind-the-scenes look at how we can support your entire leadership team.

The Key for trusts

We equip MAT central teams and school leaders with the practical, expert-led guidance they need to not only do their jobs efficiently, but to do them well. Combined with our governance resources, compliance software and safeguarding training, we’ll help you deliver and embed top-of-the-class leadership principles throughout the trust.