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Associations

ISC provides a single, unified organisation that speaks and acts on behalf of its member schools and the associations of governing bodies, heads and bursars by which it was constituted.

Girls' Schools Association (GSA)

Suite 105,
108 New Walk,
Leicester,
LE1 7EA

The Girls’ Schools Association is the main association to which heads of girls senior independent schools belong.

Executive Director Charlotte Vere

Telephone: +44 (0)116 2541619

Email: office@gsa.uk.com

Website: www.gsa.uk.com

Headmasters' & Headmistresses' Conference (HMC)

12 The Point,
Rockingham Road,
Market Harborough,
Leicestershire,
LE16 7QU

HMC represents the heads of over 250 boys', girls’ and co-educational independent senior schools.

General Secretary William Richardson

Telephone: +44 (0)1858 469 059

Email: gensec@hmc.org.uk

Website: www.hmc.org.uk

Independent Association of Prep Schools (IAPS)

11 Waterloo Place,
Leamington Spa,
CV32 5LA

IAPS represents the heads of 620 schools in the UK and overseas for children aged from 2 to 16+.

Chief Executive David Hanson

Telephone: +44 (0)1926 887833

Email: iaps@iaps.uk

Website: iaps.uk

Independent Schools Association (ISA)

ISA House,
5-7 Great Chesterford Court,
Great Chesterford,
Essex,
CB10 1PF

ISA members include heads from more than 375 preparatory, senior and all-through schools.

Chief Executive Officer Neil Roskilly

Telephone: +44 (0)1799 523619

Email: isa@isaschools.org.uk

Website: www.isaschools.org.uk

The Society of Heads

12 The Point,
Rockingham Road,
Market Harborough,
Leicestershire,
LE16 7QU

The Society of Heads represents the heads of independent schools of all sizes, many of which have a long tradition of boarding.

General Secretary Clive Rickart

Telephone: +44 (0)1858 433760

Email: gensec@thesocietyofheads.org.uk

Website: www.thesocietyofheads.org.uk

Association of Governing Bodies of Independent Schools (AGBIS)

The Grange,
3 Codicote Road,
Welwyn,
Herts,
AL6 9LY

AGBIS represents the interests of the governing bodies of ISC schools.

General Secretary Stuart Westley

Telephone: +44 (0)1438 840 730

Email: gensec@agbis.org.uk

Website: www.agbis.org.uk

Independent Schools’ Bursars Association (ISBA)

Unit 11-12,
Manor Farm,
Cliddesden,
Basingstoke,
RG25 2JB

ISBA provides first class support to over 900 independent schools as businesses and charities.

General Secretary David Woodgate

Telephone: +44 (0)1256 330369

Email: office@theisba.org.uk

Website: www.theisba.org.uk

Affiliated Organisations

Boarding Schools' Association (BSA)

4th Floor,
134-136 Buckingham Palace Road,
London,
SW1W 9SA

The BSA is the UK Association promoting and serving boarding education in both the independent and maintained sectors.

National Director Robin Fletcher

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7798 1580

Email: bsa@boarding.org.uk

Website: www.boarding.org.uk

Council of British International Schools (COBIS)

55-56 Russell Square,
Bloomsbury,
London,
WC1B 4HP

COBIS serves British International schools of global quality worldwide.

Executive Director Colin Bell

Telephone: +44 (0)20 3826 7190

Email: ceo@cobis.org.uk

Website: www.cobis.org.uk

Scottish Council of Independent Schools (SCIS)

61 Dublin Street,
Edinburgh,
EH3 6NL

SCIS promotes and supports the significant contribution made to Scottish education by independent schools, whether mainstream, specialist or special needs.

Director John Edward

Telephone: +44 (0)131 556 2316

Email: info@scis.org.uk

Website: www.scis.org.uk

Welsh Independent Schools Council (WISC)

2 Glenview Rise,
Newbridge,
Gwent,
NP11 4HZ

WISC acts as a consultative and advisory body for Independent Schools in Wales.

General Secretary Emma Verrier

Telephone: 07791891593

Email: info@welshisc.co.uk

Website: www.welshisc.co.uk

Independent Schools Examinations Board (ISEB)

Suite 3,
Endeavour House,
Crow Arch Lane,
Ringwood,
BH24 1HP

ISEB provides examinations and assessments for pupils seeking entry to independent senior schools at 11+ and 13+.

General Enquiries

Telephone: +44 (0)1425 470555

Email: enquiries@iseb.co.uk

Website: www.iseb.co.uk