A new law relating to school websites came into effect in September 2012, and in February 2013 Sir Michael Wilshaw, the Chief Inspector at Ofsted, told Headteachers: “Schools are required to provide key information to parents and others on the school’s website, including details of curriculum provision. Inspectors will use the website as a starting point when considering provision in the school.”
Does your school website comply with the new legislation? And, even IF it is legally compliant, does your school website make your school look amateurish or unprofessional?
- How to ensure your website complies with the law.
- Why your website can set you up for an “Outstanding” Ofsted rating.
- What an “Outstanding” school website looks like.
- Nine things that should go on your front page.
- Content Management Systems and website packages.
- Six techniques to improve your school website.
Anyone with an interest in increasing pupil recruitment numbers and school income, organising Open Days, improving the school’s reputation or marketing the school to prospective parents will enjoy the course, including: Headteachers, Sixth Form Heads, Deputy Heads, Assistant Heads, Bursars, School Business Managers, Members of the SMT/SLT, ICT Managers, Finance Officers, Communications Officers, Marketing or PR Officers, and Governors. The course is delivered in plain English – not jargon.
State and Independent Schools, including: nurseries, Sure Start centres, children’s centres, infant schools, primary schools, junior schools, middle schools, secondary schools, academies, free schools, grammar schools, special schools, UTCs, colleges and sixth forms.
Paul Sample is the UK’s foremost authority on reputation management for schools. The author of “Managing your School’s Reputation” published by Optimus Education, Paul is often described as the UK’s “School Marketing Guru.” His company specialises in producing school marketing materials – from uPVC event banners and school branding through to photography, leaflets, prospectuses, mobile application and school websites.
He has worked with hundreds of state and independent schools, including some of the largest academy and education trust projects in the country. Paul has helped many Headteachers to make the strategic changes needed to turn the reputation of their schools around.
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