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School Membership Application Form

Thank you for considering applying for Membership of BSME. There are two levels of Membership available: Full Membership and Affiliate Membership.

Full Membership

Applications for Full Membership will be considered from schools which have been open for at least one year and that meet the following qualifications:

  • the school must be mainly English medium
  • the curriculum must be based on significant aspects of the UK National Curriculum and/or prepare students for DfE recognised examinations such as Key Stage SATs (UK), GCSE, IGCSE or GCE AS/A2 levels/IB,
  • the Principal or Headteacher should have qualifications recognised by the DfE
  • more than half the teachers (excluding those who teach the local language) should have teaching qualifications recognised by the DfE or should have DfE numbers

BSME Membership benefits can be downloaded via the link below:
Summary of Membership Benefits  PDF Icon 300KB

Affiliate Membership

Applications for Affiliate Membership will be considered from schools which meet the following qualifications:

  • the school must be mainly English medium
  • the curriculum must be based on significant aspects of the UK National Curriculum and/or prepare students for DfE recognised examinations such as Key Stage SATs (UK), GCSE, IGCSE or GCE AS/A2 levels/IB
  • the Principal / Head should have a teaching qualification recognised by the DfE
  • teachers must each have a teaching qualification and (excluding those who teach the local language) have a high level of competency in spoken and written English

In assessing an application for Affiliate Membership, a visit will be made to the School in order to ascertain that the School offers a satisfactory level of British-style education and is capable, within two years, of achieving full membership accreditation standards.

Membership benefits are similar to those for Full Members, with one or two differences that will be explained to potential Affiliate Members. 


Please complete the application enquiry form below and a member of our team will contact you shortly. For further information please contact Mier Weaver via generalmanager@bsme.org.uk

School Membership Application Form
  1. School Details
  2. School Name(*)
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  3. Principal / Head of School(*)
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  4. Deputy Head Teacher (s)(*)
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  5. Age Range of Pupils(*)
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  6. Current Enrolment Total(*)
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  7. Date the School was Established(*)
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  8. Date School First Opened(*)
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  9. Governance or Ownership of the School(*)
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  10. Contact Details
  11. Postal Address(*)
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  12. Telephone (including Country code)(*)
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  13. Fax (including Country code)
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  14. Email(*)
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  15. School Website URL (http(s):// required)(*)
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  16. Curriculum Information
  17. Main Language of Teaching(*)
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  18. Curriculum Outline(*)
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  19. Examinations Offered(*)
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  20. Size of Teaching Faculty
  21. Full Time(*)
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  22. Part Time(*)
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  23. Number of Teachers who have qualifications recognised by DfE
  24. Full Time(*)
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  25. Part Time(*)
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  26. Further Information
  27. Accredited Status and details of inspections in last 3 years(*)
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  28. Membership of other school organisations (eg CIS, HMC, COBIS)(*)
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  29. Supporting Statement - as you would like it to appear on your Website Profile(*)
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  30. Please attach a list of teaching staff to this application form.
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    The following information should be included for each teacher:- full name, professional qualifications, country qualifications were obtained, date of joining the school, DfE Number if applicable. Maximum file size 5MB. File types allowed : doc/x, PDF, jpeg and png.
  31. Please attach an electronic copy of your School Brochure.
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    If available,Maximum file size 5MB. File types allowed : doc/x, PDF, jpeg and png.
  32. School Contacts
  33. The details entered into the school contacts area of the form are held for BSME purposes only and will not be distributed to any third party or displayed on any public forum. The information will be entered into our database once your application has been accepted and be used for directed BSME communications only.
  34. Principal/Head Name(*)
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  35. Position(*)
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  36. Telephone Number (including Country code)(*)
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  38. BSME Nominated Contact Name (the person in your school you wish to receive all BSME related notifications)(*)
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  39. Position(*)
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  40. Email(*)
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  41. Telephone Number (including Country code)(*)
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  43. Second Tier Colleague Name (within your School)(*)
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  44. Position(*)
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  45. Email(*)
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  46. Telephone Number (including Country code)(*)
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  48. CPD Leader Name(*)
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  49. Position(*)
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  50. Email(*)
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  51. Telephone Number (including Country code)(*)
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  53. PE Contact Name(*)
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  54. Position(*)
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  55. Email(*)
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  56. Telephone Number (including Country code)(*)
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  57. Form Completed By
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  59. Position(*)
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  60. Email(*)
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  61. Telephone (including Country Code)(*)
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  62. CAPTCHA
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