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The Academies Show London

The Academies Show London is the leading one-day event to support school business management, improving teaching quality and pupil outcomes.

The core of the show is designed to help school business managers to learn from leading speakers, network with colleagues and interact with commercial suppliers.

The ISBL is proud to be a partner of the Show and will feature heavily as part of the programme and on the exhibition floor.

The event is FREE TO ATTEND. Click here to register.


You will benefit from:

The best speakers: hear from inspirational heads, thinkers and leaders across the whole education sector: 100 speakers and more than 50% are new this year, including the Minister for the School System, Sir David Carter and Ofsted

Policy: connect with government to learn the latest on the key policies facing the sector, including the National Funding Formula, the Apprenticeship Levy and Qualified Teacher Status

Network: meet your colleagues from academies, maintained schools, local authorities and charities to exchange ideas: 3,000 of your colleagues in the same place looking to collaborate and work together

Learn: best practice in school management and practical ideas you can take away

Save Money & Find New Partners: meet up to 200 of the leading education suppliers that can help your school or organisation meet your challenges

Gain 8 CPD points from the more than 40 hours’ content

Free lunch and free parking also available

Click here to register.

The wide ranging programme has something to offer for all leadership teams, including heads, deputies, specialists in HR, SEND, social mobility, and more. Visitors come from the maintained sector and academies. So please let your colleagues know about this leafing event too.

Click here to see the full agenda.





Excel, London



School business management

Finance and funding

Income generation

Procurement advice and ideas

Recruitment and retention


SEND, wellbeing, social mobility

Assessment, inspections and much more!

…plus 40 hours’ content spread across 11 theatres


Keynote Speakers

Lord Theodore Agnew, Minister for the Schools System

Sir David Carter, National Schools Commissioner

Dominic Herrington, RSC for South East England and South London

Geoff Barton, General Secretary ASCL

Lucy Heller, Chief Executive ARK Schools

Stephen Morales, Chief Executive ISBL

…. Are among the 100 speakers on the day


Completely free to attend, including access to the exhibition and all content theatres


Visitors receive a free lunch and free parking, if required

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