HTR and ASCL partnership provides school leaders with time saving strategic report

The Headteacher’s Report (HTR) and the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) partnership will ensure schools leaders can access strategic reports that will save hours each term and provide governors / trustees key data in an easy to digest format. 

ASCL speaks on behalf of members and acts on behalf of children and young people.  ASCL is Britain’s leading professional body representing over 18,500 school and college leaders in all phases across the UK.

Working with ASCL helps us to further understand what school leaders want from our strategic reporting templates and to share best practice with its members

“I am really excited about our partnership with ASCL, the expertise within ASCL and their member will help ensure that The Headteacher’s Report remains the number one reporting template used by Headteachers” – Neil Charlton-Jones Co-Founder of HTR


“ASCL is very pleased to have entered into a partnership with Headteacher’s Report (HTR). This extremely useful tool will help school leaders to access strategic reports quickly and will also provide important relevant information in a readily understandable format for governors and/or trustees.” – (Malcolm Trobe CBE, ASCL Deputy General Secretary)


View a sample Headteacher’s Report

ASCL member schools will receive a 5% discount on the annual subscription if The Headteacher’s Report – just enter ASCL5 on checkout  


Schools financial efficiency: top 10 planning checks for governors (ESFA)

The ESFA (Education and Skills Funding Agency) have produced guidance to help governors understand effective financial management.

Their top 10 planning checks are below and the full guidance can be accessed here

  1. Staff pay as percentage of total expenditure
  2. Average teacher cost
  3. Pupil to teacher ratio (PTR)
  4. Class sizes
  5. Teacher contact ratio
  6. Proportion of budget spent on the leadership team
  7. 3 to 5 year budget projections
  8. Spend per pupil for non-pay expenditure lines compared to similar schools
  9. School improvement plan priorities and the relative cost of options
  10. List of contracts with costs and renewal dates

Read the full guidance here