PEN Members

PEN aims to enable schools and settings to share good practice, build the knowledge and skills of staff and access useful local contacts, resources, funding and expertise in order to make their work more effective.

To access regular support, schools can become PEN Members. Hear about schools' experiences of PEN Membership.

See menu (left) for details of free PEN Member network and support sessions.

PEN member schools receive:

  • 3 free network meetings for staff
  • 2 free briefings for senior leadership
  • 3 free support sessions for staff working with vulnerable families
  • 2 free meetings for parental engagement co-ordinators
  • discounts on PEN training sessions and courses
  • free 30 minute telephone support with specific requests
  • free resources, case studies and templates on the password-protected Members Only section of our website
  • priority when applying for funded projects or other developments
  • free information for parents (e.g. holiday activities)
  • free training on particular topics e.g. dental health   


Download membership form

Schools whose financial year runs from September can join from 1st April 2017 -31st August 2017 for £350.
They can then join in September every year.

Free PEN member sessions

Fri 29 Sep Briefing for senior staff
Thu 5 Oct North network meeting
Wed 18 Oct Family support workers' network
Wed 1 Nov Central & South network meeting
Thu 9 Nov Parental engagement coordinators' network


PEN Updates

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