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This section provides contact details for a selection of organisations able to provide you with further information about boarding schools and studying in the UK. The information below is based on information on each organisation’s website.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Boarding Schools’ Association (BSA)
Web: www.boarding.org.uk 

BSA State Boarding Forum
Web: www.stateboarding.org.uk 

Independent Schools Council information and advice service (ISCias)
Web: www.isc.co.uk

Department for Education (DfE)
Web: www.education.gov.uk

Independent Schools Show
Web: www.schoolsshow.co.uk

INFORMATION FOR OVERSEAS PARENTS AND BOARDERS

Association for the Education and Guardianship of International Students (AEGIS)
Web: www.aegisuk.net

British Council
Web: www.britishcouncil.org

Children’s Education Advisory Service (CEAS)
Email: DCYP-CEAS-Enquiries@mod.gov.uk

Council of British International Schools (COBIS)
Web: www.cobis.org.uk

National Academic Recognition Information Centre (UK NARIC)
Web: www.naric.org.uk

UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA)
Web: www.ukcisa.org.uk

SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS AND DISABILITIES (SEND) INFORMATION

British Dyslexia Association (BDA)
Web: www.bdadyslexia.org.uk

Council for the Registration of Schools Teaching Dyslexic Pupils (CReSTeD)
Web: www.crested.org.uk

Dyslexia Action
Web: www.dyslexiaaction.org.uk

Disability Rights UK
Web: www.disabilityrightsuk.org

SSAFA
Web: www.ssafa.org.uk

SPECIALIST SCHOOLS INFORMATION

Choir Schools’ Association (CSA)
Web: www.choirschools.org.uk

Music and Dance Scheme
Web: www.gov.uk/music-dance-scheme

RELIGIOUS SCHOOLS INFORMATION

Woodard Schools
Web: www.woodard.co.uk 

Methodist Independent Schools Trust
Web: www.methodistschools.org.uk

Catholic Independent Schools’ Conference (CISC)
Web: www.catholicindependentschools.com

OTHER USEFUL CONTACTS

ISCis Ireland
Email: palmercarter@eircom.net

Welsh Independent Schools Council (WISC)
Web: www.welshisc.co.uk 

Scottish Council of Independent Schools (SCIS)
Web: www.scis.org.uk

Inspiring Futures
Web: www.inspiringfutures.org.uk

Independent Schools Examinations Board (ISEB)
Web: www.iseb.co.uk

Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI)
Web: www.isi.net

International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO)
Web: www.ibo.org

Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS)
Web: www.ucas.com

Educational Trusts’ Forum
Web: www.educational-grants.org

Royal National Children’s SpringBoard Foundation (Royal SpringBoard)
www.rncf.org.uk

AFFILIATED ASSOCIATIONS

Naval Families Federation (NFF)
Web: www.nff.org.uk

Army Families Federation (AFF)
Web: www.aff.org.uk

RAF Families Federation
Web: www.raf-ff.org.uk

ISC CONSTITUENT MEMBER ASSOCIATIONS

Association of Governing Bodies of Independent Schools (AGBIS)
Web: www.agbis.org.uk

Girls’ Schools Association (GSA)
Web: www.gsa.uk.com

Headmasters’ and Headmistresses’ Conference (HMC)
Web: www.hmc.org.uk

Independent Association of Prep Schools (IAPS)
Web: www.iaps.uk

Independent Schools Association (ISA)
Web: www.isaschools.org.uk

Independent Schools’ Bursars Association (ISBA)
Web: www.theisba.org.uk 

Society of Heads
Web: www.thesocietyofheads.org.uk 

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