Independent Schools Council

The Independent Schools Council (ISC) works with its members to promote and preserve the quality, diversity and excellence of UK independent education both at home and abroad

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The Girls' Schools Association (GSA)

The Girls’ Schools Association (GSA) represents day and boarding schools of all sizes. It encourages high standards of education for girls and promotes the benefits of being taught in a largely girls-only environment.

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Independent school associations

Independent schools often belong to organisations that guarantee their standards. Here’s a guide to the various associations and organisations and the services they offer. Click on the links for more information:

BSA – The Boarding Schools' Association
GSA – The Girls' Schools Association
HMC – The Headmasters’ and Headmistresses’ Conference
IAPS – The Independent Association of Prep Schools
ISA – The Independent Schools Association
ISC – The Independent Schools Council
SoH – The Society of Heads