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)
108 New Walk,
The Girls’ Schools Association is the main association to which heads of girls senior independent schools belong.
Executive Director Christine Edmundson
Telephone: +44 (0)116 2541619
Headmasters' & Headmistresses' Conference (HMC)
12 The Point,
HMC represents the heads of over 280 boys', girls’ and co-educational independent senior schools. They also have over 50 international members.
General Secretary William Richardson
Telephone: +44 (0)1858 469 059
Independent Association of Prep Schools (IAPS)
11 Waterloo Place,
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
Independent Schools Association (ISA)
5-7 Great Chesterford Court,
ISA members include heads from more than 375 preparatory, senior and all-through schools.
Chief Executive Officer Neil Roskilly
Telephone: +44 (0)1799 523619
The Society of Heads
12 The Point,
Association of Governing Bodies of Independent Schools (AGBIS)
3 Codicote Road,
AGBIS represents the interests of the governing bodies of ISC schools.
General Secretary Stuart Westley
Telephone: +44 (0)1438 840 730
Independent Schools’ Bursars Association (ISBA)
ISBA provides first class support to over 900 independent schools as businesses and charities.
General Secretary David Woodgate
Telephone: +44 (0)1256 330369
Boarding Schools' Association (BSA)
134-136 Buckingham Palace Road,
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
Council of British International Schools (COBIS)
55-56 Russell Square,
COBIS serves British International schools of global quality worldwide.
Executive Director Colin Bell
Telephone: +44 (0)20 3826 7190
Scottish Council of Independent Schools (SCIS)
61 Dublin Street,
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
Welsh Independent Schools Council (WISC)
2 Glenview Rise,
WISC acts as a consultative and advisory body for Independent Schools in Wales.
General Secretary Emma Verrier
Independent Schools Examinations Board (ISEB)
Crow Arch Lane,
ISEB provides examinations and assessments for pupils seeking entry to independent senior schools at 11+ and 13+.
Telephone: +44 (0)1425 470555