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


Hi All,  I am looking for recommendations for insurance company for school insurances:  Any names and telephone numbers would be welcome.  Many thanks Sheila ...


Hi all, does anyone have a good practice template for a single central register please?   ...

Contractor Inductions / H&S

Does anyone have any contractor file templates / induction pro-forma's that they might be willing to share? We currently have all our sub contractors go through a site induction prior to w...

ISBL Fellows Forum

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

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...

Conference Speakers - Practitioners

Hi all I am a real advocate of practitioner-led CPD.  I am looking for fellows that are based in the London or Home Counties that would be willing to deliver a keynote presentation o...

Govt seeking feedback on beta version of Benchmarking Website

Email received from Ian seeks feedback on the beta version of the new benchmarking website. Please note his request at the bottom of the email that the beta version remains private and is not discu...

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. 

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...