Why join The Key?

We help you to make a difference in your school with our clear, comprehensive governance resources which can be quickly put to use. Members of The Key for School Governors can:

Make sense of the latest government guidance
Use our jargon-free articles to understand how legislation and statutory requirements affect your school and governing body.

Provide challenge and support
Arrive at governing body meetings knowing what you need to ask, or quickly search our website mid-meeting for the latest guidance on important issues.

Tune in to news that matters to governors
Know about policy announcements and emerging issues as they happen. Install The Key app for alerts, and a daily news round-up.

Make big decisions
Use our step-by-step advice to respond to changes in the sector and keep your compliance in check.

Respond to critical issues
Complaint from a parent? Governor resignation? We’ll be your source of truth on what action to take.

Download ready-to-use resources
Save time with the nuts and bolts of governance. Use our election templates, skills audits and school visit proformas.

Write, review and implement high-quality policies
You’ll know what good, compliant policies look like, and have access to more than 30 editable model documents.