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Work of Independent State School Partnership Forum endorsed by research findings

In 2014 the Independent State School Partnership Forum requested funding for a new round of Independent State School Partnerships (ISSPs) and that a website for ISSP be created, to highlight best practice in partnerships enabling replication of such collaborations in different geographical locations and to act as a means of registering interest in partnerships for both sectors.

Independent State School Partnership (ISSP) in action at the TES School Awards!

Deborah Leek Bailey OBE, Chair of the ISSP Forum and a judge of the awards, with Secretary of State, Justine Greening and Joan Deslandes, from Kingsford Community College, a member of ISSP. The TES School Awards were held on Friday 23 June at The Grosvenor House Hotel.…

Pilgrims of Love

This year King’s College School, Wimbledon collaborated once again on a spectacular theatrical production with seven state-funded partner schools.

ISC produces first Celebrating Partnerships booklet

ISC has released its fist annual report of cross-sector partnership work between independent and state schools. View the booklet here.…

Successful Partnerships

There are two types of activity involving pupils: working with others of the same age, working with younger children as mentors.

House of Lords debate: Maintained and independent schools 

In a debate in the House of Lords, Lord Lexden (Con, former general secretary of ISC) asked the government "what assessment they have made of the progress of partnership work between maintained and independent schools."