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NACE membership

An independent charity, NACE works with member schools, education leaders and practitioners to improve provision for more able learners, driving whole-school improvement and raising achievement for all. Drawing on over 35 years’ experience, we offer a complete package of support across all sectors, phases, contexts and stages of development in more able provision.

Annual school membership covers all staff within your school.

For an overview of our membership and professional services offer for 2019-20, click here.

What's included?

Regular updates for your leadership and teaching team
  • New!Share best practice via our members' blog
  • What the latest research and policy means for your school
  • Monthly newsfeed direct to staff inboxes
  • Termly Insight magazine for your staffroom and CPD library
  • Quick links to the latest resources, digests and opportunities
  • All you need to know to stay abreast of developments in the field
Face-to-face CPD and networking for all your staff
  • New!Connect at our termly member meetups
  • Specialised CPD led by NACE experts and leading schools
  • Focus on key aspects of provision, including subject areas
  • Exchange and discuss ideas and experiences with peers
  • Insights and resources from high-profile host venues
  • Build your professional network for ongoing support
Regularly updated online guidance and CPD
  • New!Regular live webinars led by NACE experts and partners
  • New!Bank of recorded webinars for staff training
  • NACE Essentials guides, case studies and policy bites
  • Practical examples, templates and checklists
  • Phase- and role-specific materials
  • Shared approach with flexibility for self-directed development
School-to-school collaboration and research initiatives
  • New!Join a NACE R&D Hub for regional collaboration
  • New!Participate in national research initiatives
  • Develop in-school research skills and culture
  • Focus on continuous innovation and improvement
  • Trial new approaches, assess impact and share outcomes
  • Be part of the national and international conversation

Additional member benefits

Opportunity to purchase the NACE Challenge Framework – exclusively for NACE member schools
  • Comprehensive tool for school self-review and improvement
  • Opportunity to apply for NACE Challenge Award accreditation
  • Find out more
Save up to 30% on all NACE CPD, consultancy and school review services
  • Specialised workshops, courses and conferences
  • Bespoke in-school CPD, consultancy and school review
  • Find out more

Annual membership fees

School memberships

Up to 70 pupils:
71 to 150:
151 to 500:
501 to 1,000:
1,001 to 1,500:
1,501 or more:

Other memberships

Universities and local authorities:
Trainee teacher:
MATs, alliances and clusters:
price on application*
Schools based outside the UK:

All prices subject to VAT, with the exception of schools outside the UK. Fees correct as of June 2019.

*Discount available for groups of five or more schools joining together.