Welcome to the library. This library is for Members to access and share information, knowledge and documentation with each other.

If you require sample policies and documentation on particular subjects, this is where you will find it. You will be sharing information with over 3,000 other professionals that are members, both nationally and internationally.

Sharing your knowledge

If you believe you have a document which will be beneficial to other school business professionals, then please forward us the relevant file and details to

ISBL Communications

This area of the library contains documents for members including media analysis, news, e-bulletins and announcements. They will include information previously made available under NASBM.

Schools Vishing Attack download document
Impact: The Science of Learning download document
The School Business Professional Apprenticeship (Level 4) download document
ISBL Weekly News round Up - 27 November 2017 download document
ISBL Weekly News Round Up - 20 November 2017 download document
NASBM Weekly News Round Up - 13 November 2017 download document
NASBM Weekly News Round Up - 6 November 2017 download document
Apprenticeships for school business professionals Oct 2017 v2 download document
NASBM Weekly News Round Up - 30 October 2017 download document
University of Bolton download document

ISBL Member Guides

Guides that have been created on key topics for members

Energy and Water Guide (2016) download document
Emerging School Strucutres Guide - what are the options? (February 2016) download document
NASBM Closing the Financial Gap Guide (December 2015) download document
NASBM 'Financial Assurance in Schools & Academies' Guide (May 2015) download document
NASBM Understanding the Jargon Guide (December 2014) download document

ISBL Research Repository

This area of the member library has been designed to house all professional research related to school business management professionals. The area can be used by professionals either looking for insights or as a basis for future research projects. If you are undertaking any current research related to a course programme we would be interested to hear from you in relation to sharing your research here with colleagues.

Educational Leadership: An Exploration of Educational Reforms on the Role of the School Leaders download document
Where to now? The survival of rural primary schools download document
Academy conversion download document
Trust structures download document

NASBM National Conference 2017

This folder contains the presentations used for the workshops in our National Conference 

Workshop 4E Preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – Claire Hall, Veale Wasbrough Vizards download document
Workshop 4C How to use marketing to build value within your community – Ryan Green, Pebble download document
Workshop 4B Making a positive impact on your budget using innovative sickness absense management – Libby Wragg, Schools Choice download document
Apprenticeships the new regime – Emily Addai, Browne Jacobson download document
Workshop 3B A workshop on the findings of research undertaken on budget spend – Trish Cain, Strictly Education download document
The Value of PR to schools – Lester Dinnie, WSA download document
Funding for energy efficiency - Neil Gething, Net Zero Buildings download document
School Risk Management - Health and Safety, Operations, Marketing and Finance - Michael Williams & Paul Williams, Safesmart download document
Budget Savy Special Schools – Jo Marchant download document
The Parent Index – David Burgess download document