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Welcome to the Discussion Forum.

This forum is for members to share information and knowledge with each other.  If you need information on a particular subject, are seeking advice on a problem you are currently experiencing, or want to share news with your colleagues this is the forum.

You will be networking with over 3,000 schools, from across the country, and will find this area beneficial to your own professional development.

ISBL Forum

Performance management

Hi - We are a MAT and interested in hearing feedback from any MAT that has got rid of using Performance management for both teachers and support staff ...


Performance management

Hi - We are a MAT and interested in hearing feedback from any MAT that has got rid of using Performance management for both teachers and support staff ...


Premises Management

Good afternoon. I am a new SBM and I have premises management under my remit. Are there any recommendations for online training or face to face training regarding topics such as the monthly checks ...


ISBL Fellows Forum

This area allows Fellows to discuss current topics and link up across the country to share ideas and good practice. 

Central MAT bank account

If any MAT has moved to a single central bank account please can I contact you for information and feedback? ...


Processing Times

I am interested to see what processing times MATS allow for centralised functions. Does anyone have any they can share, for example:- Processing Purchase Orders Proces...


Executive Business managers

I work in Islington and the schools are all mainly state schools still (not academies).  We  are being encouraged to form Federations and with this comes the new role of Executi...


Special Schools Group Forum

Welcome to the Special Schools Forum. 

This area is here to raise questions, flag advice and interact on a national level where we can exchange resources and good practice. 

POST 16 FSM funding

Hi   the DFE guidance on this indicates that schools can claim up to £2.41/day/eligible pupil for this. However I cannot see maintained special schools 6th forms as o...


Employing Therapists

If anyone is directly employing therapists in their school, would they be willing to share any knowledge regarding this?  Due to our local authority not being able to provide sufficient therap...