Useful Links

Teaching Unions

National Union of Teachers (NUT)

Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL)

National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers

Voice – The Union for Education Professionals (formerly PAT)


Advice and Support

SupplyBag - The essential resource for supply - The essential resource for supply teachers. Information, advice, support, books, top tips, a dedicated support forum, and a supply teaching agency database.




Education Support Partnership - Independent, confidential, 24/7 support to everyone working in education

Supply Teacher Network - my own Facebook group, it's all chocolate and marshmallows at the end of a hard day's supply!

TES Connect - dedicated supply teacher forum. Quite political, can get heated!


Government Bodies

Department for Education



Curriculum Information

The DfE's latest on the curriculum

CPD for supply teachers

Free! The Five Ds

The Five Ds - Five little words supply teachers need!

Supply for Lunch

#SupplyChat Tuesdays 8.30-9pm

Supply Teacher Top Tip of the Week

Home of #NSTW

Supporting and Celebrating Supply Teachers

Supply Teacher Room 101

Have Bag, Will Travel

Have Bag, Will Travel: The trials and tribulations of a career supply teacher


Free! Otis Stickers

Free stickers for supply teachers

King / Twin En-Suite in family home, Penny Bridge

Cumbria, United Kingdom
We have a lovely guest room with en-suite bathroom. The room can be made as a double (extra king size) or as a twin (full size single beds). The bathroom has separate bath and shower. We are in So...

Takeover Thursday - Supply Teacher Network