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Outstanding Professional Development for you and your team

  • 60+ courses and events held annually
  • ILM coaching for heads
  • Assigned coach for new members
  • Targeted CPD for Heads and their staff at discounted rates
  • Digital online CPD - IAPS Digital Academy
  • ECT programme through IStip
  • Development for those aspiring to Headship
  • Senior Leadership apprenticeship

Expert advice, guidance and advocacy

  • Specialist and approachable IAPS staff, external professionals and trusted consultants
  • Extensive panel of expert Subject Advisers from IAPS schools
  • Experienced and knowledgeable Regional Support Representatives
  • Influencing DfE and party policy, representing your interests

Prestigious sporting and artistic events for your pupils

  • National-scale elite competitions in more than 20 sports
  • Festivals of sport accessible to all pupils
  • Recognised and valued by parents

A hallmark of your school's quality

  • Emblematic of educational and leadership excellence
  • Assuring parents of the quality of experience for their children
  • Use of IAPS logo in marketing to parents

Valued professional networks

  • A national and international professional forum for Heads
  • Supportive district meetings and events
  • A growing set of subject, specialist and school-type networks

Extensive resources and tools to support you and your team

  • A wealth of polices, guidance notes and educational resources on the members' website
  • Free jobs portal for vacancies
  • Employee Assistance Programme for your wellbeing