There are two stages to the NFER Research Mark:
Registration for the NFER Research Mark is free.
The cost of Application for the NFER Research Mark is £800 (+VAT).
Part of NFER’s charitable purpose is to help build capacity for schools to use research and do their own enquiries. The price of registration and application covers the administrative cost of the programme and the researcher time to visit, report and recommend.
If you are a member of the Enquiring Schools programme, your registration and application is already included in your contract. You will simply need your customer number at the point of registration.
There are no time restrictions between when you register and when you complete your application. If you would like support in your Research Mark application, please call our helpline team on 01753 637007.