Ignite membership

Ignite consists of over 20 schools spanning Wirral, Cheshire, Liverpool, Halton and Glossop. Schools are welcome to become new members of the partnership. Membership fees for the 2021-22 academic year are £7.50 per pupil.

Benefits for members include:

For staff

  • Free networks and training sessions for school staff
  • Discounted prices for wider CPD and conference events
  • Discounted prices for the Primary Languages Network virtual platform
  • Termly partnership meetings
  • A highly successful ITT School Direct programme. A large majority of trainees secure teaching positions in Ignite schools.

For pupils

  • Free access to the Ignite / ESSAR STEAM festival
  • Free access to the Ignite Mini Makery Edible Art Championship
  • Free access to the Ignite Masterchef Championship
  • The opportunity to perform on stage at the Ignite Music Festival

Each year, Ignite provide key conferences and projects for schools. Click on the links to find out more information.

If you’d like any further information or are interested in your school becoming a member, please contact Julie Allanson (jallanson@stbernards.cheshire.sch.uk)