Barnaby Lenon, chairman of the Independent Schools Council, details nine important points about IGCSEs and the reasons why many independent schools chose to offer them.
Press releases and statements
Independent school pupils are benefitting from greater choice of post-GCSE pathways, with a growing number of schools offering their students alternative qualifications to A-levels.
ISC statement: Support for the Government's announcement to improve educational outcomes for children in care
The ISC supports the Government's ambition to enable more children in care to benefit from educational opportunities at independent schools.
ISC statement on the "Elitist Britain" report by the Sutton Trust and the Social Mobility Commission
Julie Robinson, chief executive of the Independent Schools Council, responds to a report entitled "Elitist Britain 2019", published by the Sutton Trust and the Social Mobility Commission.
Barnaby Lenon, chairman of the Independent Schools Council and chair of governors at the London Academy of Excellence, has been awarded a CBE in the Queen's birthday honours list for services to education.
The ISC has welcomed an announcement by schools minister Lord Agnew that a new fund is being established, which will enable state schools, independent schools and universities to bid for up £20,000 to help them build partnerships.
Barnaby Lenon, chairman of the Independent Schools Council, responds to the University of Oxford's proposal to boost student numbers from under-represented backgrounds.
Friday 26 April, sees the publication of the 2019 Independent Schools Council (ISC) Census - the authoritative source of data providing a picture of where independent schools sit within the UK's education landscape.