Our Partners

Our Commercial Partners

You can find out more about Forum Strategy’s commercial partners below. Our small and select number of paid-for partnerships are also selected based on the partner organisation’s credibility, expertise, and ethos.

The Key (resources for school leaders)

The Key provides up-to-the-minute sector intelligence and resources that empower education leaders with the knowledge to act. Our vision is to be an indispensable partner to education leaders determined to make a difference.

Wrigley’s Solicitors

Wrigleys is a specialist law firm with one of the largest dedicated education teams, advising trusts on growth through conversions, transfers and mergers and on a range of day-to-day and bespoke issues. Many of the team are trustees, volunteers or governors, giving them first-hand practical experience of the issues trusts face. As part of their commitment to the sector, Wrigleys are here to give your senior trust leaders up to 30 minutes of free legal advice on any issue by telephone or video call to help you decide what to do next. There is no obligation, just a confidential chat with one of our highly experienced solicitors. For further information, contact Graham Shaw on graham.shaw@wrigleys.co.uk or on 0113 204 1138 or 07955 855 314

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School Partnership Programme

Schools Partnership Programme (SPP)

Education Development Trust’s evidence-based, collaborative school partnership programme (SPP) is a robust framework for impactful peer review between schools, supporting rich collaboration and learning for continuous improvement. The MAT Partnership Programme is a peer to peer review model for multi-academy trusts.

Schools Advisory Service (wellbeing & insurance)

SAS are the chosen provider of over 4,000 schools and academies across the UK. Making us the UK’s most trusted provider of staff absence insurance.

Edurio

Edurio supports over 100 multi-academy trusts and 2000 schools across England and internationally on analysing staff, pupil and parent feedback to guide their school improvement. By measuring the elements of education quality most difficult to track, they help school leaders make informed decisions, grow the buy-in of their staff and communicate their values to the community.

Papillon Communications (media & communications)

Papillon Communications work with market leaders to inform opinions and build reputations. We’re not limited to standard procedures or practice – our strategies will take you wherever our imaginations allow. Our focus is always on what works. We aim to deliver results that can be measured and will contribute to business success.

Teacher Development Trust

Founded by teachers in 2012, the Teacher Development Trust (TDT) is the national charity for effective professional development in schools and colleges. With support from CUREE, TES Global and Durham University, we have led the way in commissioning and publishing guidance around effective CPD, including the Developing Great Teaching report in 2015, which underpinned the development of the Department of Education (England)’s and the Standard for Teachers’ Professional Development in 2016.