Community Rules

The purpose of this website is to help free schools and academy trusts to expand, collaborate and improve their schools.

We want the content of this website to be as useful as possible. To ensure that it is, we have drawn together the most relevant and informative resources from a range of organisations, and are always looking for ways to improve on the content we have. 

If you think that there is something missing, or would like to give us feedback to help improve the site, then please get in touch by e-mailing, or calling 020 7537 9208.


Please see our platform terms of use for our full terms and conditions.

Service provider entries

How it works

Once you have filled in the information about your organisation you will be asked to provide the e-mail address of one or more individuals that have used your services in the past. These individuals will be sent an e-mail asking them to complete a short form confirming that they have used your services, and to provide a testimonial.

Your profile will be published once it has been reviewed by our website team at NSN. Testemonials will be published as they are submitted.

Profiles with the most positive testemonials will be listed higher on our directory.

Negative testimonials

We will publish all testimonials, including those with less positive reviews. However, if you wish to report any innacuracies, then please do contact us at

Removal of entries

We reserve the right to remove directory entries which are not appropriate for the audience of our site (new schools and expanding trusts).

We reserve the right to remove directory entries if they use inappropriate language or images.

Provider references

How it works

When asked for a reference you will be required to fill in some basic information about your school and comment on the quality of services provided. Personal information will not be published, and will only be used for the purposes of obtaining a reference.

Removal of testimonials

Referees should be honest and fair when providing a testimonial. We will publish both positive and negative comments in order to reflect the experiences that schools have had with each provider.

We reserve the right to remove any testimonials that contain inappropriate language or images.

Job and event contribution

How it works

To submit a job vacancy, event or opportunity you should fill in the forms provided. The type of job or event should be in keeping with the purpose of this site: to support the development of new schools and effective expansion of small trusts

We reserve the right to remove any jobs, events or opportunities which:

If you have any questions about our community rules, or about contributing to our website then please e-mail