Membership Benefits

Grow your Professional Network

  • Draw on the expertise of leaders and teachers in 144 schools
  • Access the products, tools and services of +100 Business Partners
  • Network with colleagues at network meetings for leaders and teachers alike
  • Contract the services of BSME Approved SEND Providers
  • Recruit the highest calibre staff drawing on BSME Recruitment Partners
  • Benefit from lobbying efforts at country, regional and UK level

Strengthen your School Brand

  • Benefit from being associated with the largest and expanding regional network of schools
  • Display your school’s BSME membership certificate 
  • Use BSME’s reputable and respected logo on school marketing and communication material
  • Enjoy marketing of your school on the BSME eDirectory
  • Celebrate your school, your staff and your students in the biannual BSME newsletter
  • Pursue BSO or other BSME-approved accreditation
  • Market your schools’ achievements on BSME’s social media channels
  • Protect your school and your professional network through BSME’s Code of Conduct
  • Benefit from BSME’s lobbying and representation to the DFE as well as other regulatory authorities, including exam boards

Enhance your Students’ Skills

  • Develop students’ sporting skills through opportunities to compete at the appropriate levels
  • Enhance creative and performing arts through competitive and developmental events
  • Refine academic skills through online competitions
  • Accredit students through online learning courses
  • Expose students to regional and international competitive opportunities
  • Utilise our online Higher Education resources to prepare students for the next stage of their learning journey

Engage in Professional Learning

  • Access high quality learning at the Annual Headteacher Conference (included in BSME membership)
  • Develop staff skill through our Career Progression Pathways model
  • Benefit from world-class Conferences co-hosted by BSME schools
  • Claim preferential membership rates for all professional learning courses delivered by UK providers
  • Enjoy BSME members discounts on a variety of online learning platforms
  • Train as a schools inspector through BSME’s Penta International course
  • Access the expertise and local knowledge of dedicated Country Representatives
  • Engage with a BSME Head Partner through our Headship Induction Partner Programme