The majority of people in Britain think the proposal for independent schools to create up to 10,000 free places a year for children from low income families, through joint funding with government, is a good idea.
Posted on: 03 Mar 2017
Following Michael Gove's comment piece in The Times, which argued for the removal of private schools' tax advantages, ISC rebut his claims and outline the huge contribution ISC schools make to the national education system and the economy.
Posted on: 24 Feb 2017
Pupils in independent schools are controlled, committed, confident and like a challenge, new research into soft skills and mental toughness reveals.
Posted on: 18 Jan 2017
A new system of joint funding by independent schools and government could see 10,000 new school places created every year at no cost to parents.
Posted on: 09 Dec 2016
A quarter of all A level entries for French, German and Spanish come from within the independent schools sector, figures reveal.
Posted on: 13 Oct 2016
Following the Prime Minister's policy speech on education and social mobility which raised the subject of independent schools' partnership work and charitable status, the ISC says schools are happy to continue playing their part.
Posted on: 09 Sep 2016
The number of GCSE A* grades awarded to independent school pupils has increased 1.6% in 2016.
Posted on: 03 Sep 2016
Almost half of all independent school A level entries received either an A* or an A in 2016. At 48.7%, the A*/A percentage is nearly double the national average of 25.8%.
Posted on: 27 Aug 2016