Websites: a window to your school

14th Nov 2016

Cost (non-member)
Cost (partner school)

The aim of this event is to update schools on the statutory requirements around what they must publish on their website and to demonstrate how websites can be used as an effective tool to communicate a school’s brand to key audiences.

School websites perform an essential function of communicating a school’s vision and ethos. They are also a source of vital information for parents, a place where school policies and performance data are shared.

Schools must publish statutory information on their websites and it is the first place checked by Ofsted prior to an inspection commencing.  If your website is not up to date, this may give inspectors cause for concern, leading to additional specific inquiries right at the beginning of their visit. More importantly, websites are the first point of call for parents and members of the community. They give a ‘feel’ for the school and portray the school’s ethos and vision.

Date: Monday 14 November 2016
Time: 12.30 – 3.00pm (with an optional networking lunch 12.00 – 12.30pm)
Venue: Sunderland Software City

Confirmed speakers include Belita Scott HMI, who will discuss the statutory requirements, outlining the information that schools must publish on their websites. She will also share common things that schools forget to update and include, as identified by Ofsted.

You will also hear from experts who will explore what a good school website looks like, showing you how a website can be used to successfully communicate your school brand. You will be shown examples of effective school websites and will leave with plenty of ideas of how to get the most out of yours.

The cost of attendance is £60+ VAT, with the discounted rate of £40+VAT for SCHOOLS NorthEast Partner Schools. To book your place, please email

This event is kindly sponsored by iTCHYROBOT.


Sunderland Software City