SSAT’s Secondary Network is the most vibrant and longest-standing network of schools in the UK.
With over 30 years of experience, our mission is to create opportunities for schools to collaborate and share knowledge, inspiration and best practice.
To find out more about the benefits of SSAT’s Secondary Network membership or to speak to an ambassador school, register your interest below. For further queries, get in touch with us by email or call our team on 020 7802 0955.
Complete the application form below to join the SSAT Secondary Network today.
Membership is for twelve months from the day you join and is £1495 + VAT. Or you can save £195 by joining for 24 months for just £2795 + VAT. Please indicate your preferred length of membership on the application form.
What SSAT Secondary Network Membership offers you and your school community in 2020/21:
- Drive forward whole-school improvement using member-exclusive resources
- Take advantage of unique opportunities to develop staff at different stages in their career, strengthening your retention strategy and succession planning
- Keep up to date with and make sense of changes to policy and practice; explore solutions that can work in your context
- Give your students and teachers the formal recognition they deserve for the contributions they make to your school community
- Contribute to discussions on national issues that affect our schools, students and teachers
Drive forward whole-school improvement using member-exclusive resources
- Engage with the SSAT Framework for Exceptional Education, a school improvement tool to review and evaluate practice at school or department level, identifying strengths and areas for improvement
- Use SSAT’s Four Pillars of Curriculum Design to enable middle and senior leaders to respond to key questions about curriculum intent, content, delivery and experience
- NEW: Highlight your commitment to positive, meaningful engagement with parents and students using our Parent Partnership and Student Leadership Audits
- Get access to tools and guidance such as SSAT’s Educational Outcomes database and benchmark your school’s performance against other schools nationally while identifying gaps for improvement
Michael Todd, Deputy Headteacher, Bishop Thomas Grant Catholic Secondary School
Take advantage of unique opportunities to develop staff at different stages in their career, strengthening your retention strategy and succession planning
- NEW: Encourage all staff undertaking their NQT year to participate in the launch of our exciting new SSAT NQT Inspirations live, online series with opportunities to participate in further developmental sessions
- Nominate a recently qualified teacher with leadership potential to participate in SSAT’s Leadership Legacy Project, supporting their leadership development while shaping their vision and principles
- Enhance the range of development opportunities for senior leaders by involving them in member-exclusive webinars and other online activity
- Encourage your senior staff to be inspired, network and learn from other schools and leaders by utilising your school’s two-day pass to the SSAT National Conference
- Get exclusive access to discounted rates on SSAT’s CPD to support school improvement
Mark Wignall, Headteacher, Downlands Community School
Keep up to date with and make sense of changes to policy and practice; explore solutions that can work in your context
- Ensure all staff receive and have the opportunity to contribute to SSAT’s weekly Sunday Supplement and termly SSAT Journal, both full of thought-provoking blogs and articles, valuable insights and practical tips which help teachers and leaders navigate an ever-changing educational landscape
- Visit SSAT’s member-only online library of evidence informed publications and practical resources, available to all colleagues to help you find the inspiration needed to innovate
- NEW: Join monthly webinars facilitated by SSAT experts and guest speakers. These provide updates and guidance on topical educational news, policy and practice and explore school improvement solutions suited to your context
Andrew Roberts, Headteacher, Riverside School
Give your students and teachers the formal recognition they deserve for the contributions they make to your school community
- Give your students’ the formal recognition they deserve with SSAT’s Student Leadership Accreditation scheme, offering a way to give structure and recognition to your learners’ leadership activities both in and outside of school
- NEW: Nominate a colleague as an SSAT School Hero each week, where SSAT will send an e-postcard in recognition of a contribution made to the school community
- NEW: Praise a student’s efforts with an SSAT Student Hero of the Term certificate towards the end of each half term
- Collaborate with other schools in the network and share your school successes nationally by contributing to SSAT events and activities and have your achievements recognised through an SSAT award
Esther Holland, Headteacher, Central Foundation Girls’ School
Contribute to discussions on national issues that affect our schools, students and teachers
- Get ongoing access to various email and online forums, webinars, discussion dinners, roundtable discussions, Q&A sessions with policy makers and thought leaders, and publications.
- Stay connected to the issues that matter as we continue to work with influential organisations, charities and individuals such as Rt Hon David Lammy MP, patron of SSAT’s Deep Social Justice campaign
Stephen Tierney, Former CEO, Blessed Edward Bamber Multi-Academy Trust
Join the SSAT Secondary Network
Membership is for twelve months from the day you join and is £1495 + VAT.
Or you can save £195 by joining for 24 months for just £2795 + VAT. Please indicate your preferred length of membership on the application form.
If you have any queries, please get in touch with us by email or call our team on 020 7802 0955.
To join, complete the form below.
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