The new book from John West-Burnham and Malcolm Groves looks at the evidence for changing the way we think about school improvement and paying far more attention to family and community engagement.

Time to join? Next Induction Day - May 7th

What some of our Fellowship schools are saying about their experience: “We are being challenged to think in a different way”


A powerful one-day event for school leaders and student leaders with Professor Mick Waters and Scott Palmer from Ford Next Generation Learning. Venue: Sheffield Tickets £195 One place free for Fellowship schools, members £125, students £75


Our new pilot programme for Fellowship schools looks for more balanced ways to judge school success, using the four quadrant framework , engaging stakeholders, asking powerful questions.

What lies ahead Seizing our own power and potential

Thinking through how your school responds to the present challenges? You may want to download the presentations from our recent event. Use the links below.

Leading in two worlds Come to the edge

Thinking through how your school responds to the present challenges? You may want to download the presentations from our recent event, by clicking here.

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11 Feb 2020
Developing International Student Leadership

Last week student leaders from three SoTo Fellowship schools visited CALS College in the Netherlands to take part in an International Student Leadership Conference. Our students stayed with host families and enjoyed lessons in the bilingual school as well as soaking up the Dutch culture and local landmarks. On the final day we all attended […]

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TAKING ENGAGEMENT TO THE NEXT LEVEL 20200326 , 10:00 - 15:00 Mercure St Paul's Sheffield Members £0 , Additional places for members £125 , Standard £195

A ONE DAY PRACTICAL CONFERENCE FOR SCHOOL LEADERS AND THEIR STUDENT LEADERS WITH PROFESSOR MICK WATERS, UNIVERSITY OF WOLVERHAMPTON AND SCOTT PALMER, COMMUNITY COACH WITH FORD-NGL, USA This year's Annual Conference and AGM will explore in practical terms how schools can best develop a shared commitment and shared understanding of purpose and quality with their students, their parents and their wider communities. What does it mean for learning? What does it mean for culture and relationships? What do we need to do differently as a result? ONE FREE PLACE FOR SOTO FELLOWSHIP SCHOOLS, MEMBER RATE FOR ADDITIONAL PLACES AND FOR EDGE MEMBERS £125. ALL STUDENTS £75. NON-MEMBER RATE £195. EARLY BIRD RATE TILL 31.12.19 £175.

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