Thoughts about masterclasses eleven years on…

As the York ISSP's 12th masterclass programme is about to start, it’s time for reflection.

Raising Aspirations, Broadening Horizons

What do you get from a partnership of three state schools, three independent schools and a University in East Kent. A partnership built upon a shared belief in raising aspirations and broadening horizons is beginning to reap the benefits of working together.

Celebrating Partnerships - September 2017

ISC's report of cross-sector partnerships between independent and and state schools was launched at the Celebrating Partnerships event held at Church House, Westminster on 13 September 2017.

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.…