One trusted source.
One membership.
Whole school support.

The Key's whole school approach gives leaders one trusted source to turn to for any challenge, equipping them with highly accurate, expertly synthesised and context-rich resources, guidance and CPD.

Trusted by more than 13,000 schools and trusts across the country


Kent Catholic School Partnership


ASPIRE Academy Trust


Trinity School Sevenoaks


Jennett’s Park CE Primary School


Lawrence Sheriff School

High-quality guidance that goes further, tackling issues at a deeper level and from all angles.


Be sure that your leaders can make the right decisions, whatever comes their way


Have confidence that every single member of staff knows how to keep pupils safe


Make sure your board has what they need to support your school and make a difference


Know that all staff feel empowered to own school improvement

One membership that covers it all

Know that all your leaders are accessing high-quality, context-rich guidance and CPD from one source you can trust - empowering everyone to make the right decisions every time.


Quality-assured guidance 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.

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Practical guidance and training for governors, trustees, clerks and governance professionals with best in class tools to help boards work smarter and evidence their impact.

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Support your DSL and every member of staff with a unique blend of DSL leadership resources, eLearning, parent resources, plus the most comprehensive INSET pack on the market.

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Bringing together in-depth essential skills training and innovations from practising teachers and leaders to empower all staff to take ownership of school improvement.

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We are the leading provider of support for schools and trusts


Trusted by half of all schools

More than 13,000 schools and trusts across the country already turn to us for quality-assured guidance and CPD every day.


Tailored to your setting

Our broad understanding and deep empathy for our members allows us to provide tailored support for your unique setting, so you get the right resources, in the most effective format, for each and every job you need to tackle in your school or trust.


Written with deep consideration

Not only is our guidance of the highest accuracy and quality, but it's also expertly synthesised to give you only what you need to know, so you can take action quickly.


The Key offers school leaders an invaluable supportive arm and a library of endless touchstones to help you do your job effectively and with confidence.

Sam Strickland
- Principal at Duston School


Our team is on hand to answer any queries you have about The Key - get in touch to find out more.


Robert Mayes
Member Support Manager