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    The ISBA is a constituent member of the Independent Schools' Council along with a further six member associations and four affiliated organisations.

    Independent Schools' Council (ISC)

    The 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.

    The ISC has seven member associations.  ISC does not offer individual membership to schools and all membership enquiries should be addressed to one of the seven associations listed below.

    Address:
    First Floor
    27 Queen Anne's Gate

    London
    SW1H 9BU

    Chief Executive Officer: Julie Robinson
    Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7766 7070
    Website: www.isc.co.uk

    Independent Schools' Council (ISC)

    ISC Associations

    Girls' Schools Association (GSA)

    GSA is the main association to which heads of girls senior independent schools belong.

    Address:
    GSA
    Suite 105
    108 New Walk
    Leicester
    LE1 7AE 

    Chief Executive: Donna Stevens
    Telephone: +44 (0)116 254 1619
    Email: office@gsa.uk.com
    Website: www.gsa.uk.com

    Girls' Schools Association (GSA)

    Headmasters' & Headmistress' Conference (HMC)

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

    Address:
    HMC
    12 The Point
    Rockingham Road
    Market Harborough
    Leicestershire
    LE16 7QU

    General Secretary: Dr Simon Hyde
    Telephone: +44 (0)1858 469 059 
    Email: info@hmc.org.uk
    Website: www.hmc.org.uk

     

    Headmasters' & Headmistress' Conference (HMC)

    Independent Association of Prep Schools (IAPS)

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

    Address:
    IAPS
    11 Waterloo Place
    Leamington Spa
    CV32 5LA

    Chief Executive: Christopher King
    Telephone: +44 (0)1926 887833
    Email: iaps@iaps.uk
    Website: www.iaps.uk

     

     

    Independent Association of Prep Schools (IAPS)

    Independent Schools Association (ISA)

    ISA members include heads from independent preparatory, senior and all-through schools.

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

    Chief Executive Officer: Rudi Eliott Lockhart
    Telephone: +44 (0)1799 523619
    Email: isa@isaschools.org.uk
    Website: www.isaschools.org.uk

     

    Independent Schools Association (ISA)

    The Society of Heads

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

    Address:
    The Society of Heads
    12 The Point
    Rockingham Road
    Market Harborough
    Leicestershire
    LE16 7QU

    CEO: Clive Rickart
    Telephone: +44 (0)1858 433760
    Email: info@thesocietyofheads.org.uk
    Website: www.thesocietyofheads.org.uk

     

    The Society of Heads

    Association of Governing Bodies of Independent Schools (AGBIS)

    AGBIS supports and advises governing bodies of schools in the independent sector on all aspects of governance.

    Address:
    AGBIS
    The Grange
    3 Codicote Road
    Welwyn
    Herts
    AL6 9LY

    Chief Executive: Richard Harman
    Telephone: +44 (0)1438 840 730
    Email: enquiries@agbis.org.uk
    Website: www.agbis.org.uk

     

    Association of Governing Bodies of Independent Schools (AGBIS)

    Independent Schools' Bursars Association

    ISBA provides first class support to 1100 independent schools as businesses and charities.

    Address:
    ISBA
    Bluett House
    Unit 11-12 Manor Farm
    Cliddesden
    Basingstoke
    RG25 2JB

    Chief Executive: David Woodgate
    Telephone: +44 (0)1256 330369
    Email: office@theisba.org.uk
    Website: www.theisba.org.uk

     

    Independent Schools' Bursars Association

    Affiliated Organisations

    ISC has links with the following associations:

    Boarding Schools' Association (BSA)

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

    Address:
    Boarding Schools' Association
    60 St Martin's Lane
    London
    WC2N 4JS

    Chief Executive: Robin Fletcher
    Telephone: +44 (0)20 7798 1580
    Website: www.boarding.org.uk

    Boarding Schools' Association (BSA)

    Scottish Council of Independent Schools (SCIS)

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

    Address:
    SCIS
    61 Dublin Street
    Edinburgh
    EH3 6NL

    Director: John Edward
    Telephone: +44 (0)131 556 2316
    Email: info@scis.org.uk
    Website: www.scis.org.uk

    Scottish Council of Independent Schools (SCIS)

    Welsh Independent Schools Council (WISC)

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

    Address:
    WISC
    2 Glenview Rise
    Newbridge
    Gwent
    NP11 4HZ

    Chief Executive Officer: Emma Verrier
    Telephone: 0779 189 1593
    Email: emma.verrier@welshisc.co.uk
    Website: www.welshisc.co.uk

    Welsh Independent Schools Council (WISC)

    Council of British International Schools (COBIS)

    COBIS serves British International schools of global quality worldwide.

    Address:
    COBIS
    55-56 Russell Square
    Holborn
    London
    WC1B 4HP 

    CEO: Colin Bell
    Telephone: +44 (0)20 3826 7190
    Email: Colin.Bell@cobis.org.uk
    Website: www.cobis.org.uk

    Council of British International Schools (COBIS)