The Headmasters’ and Headmistresses’ Conference (HMC) is a professional association of headteachers representing over 370 independent schools across. HMC’s independent schools are individual and distinctive offering parents a rich variety of options when choosing the right education for their child. But, at the heart of every HMC school is a commitment to the benefits of a holistic educational experience: academic excellence coupled with a strong emphasis on pastoral care and exceptional co-curricular opportunities.
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The Independent Schools Council (ISC) was founded in 1973 and currently represents over 1,300 independent schools educating over 500,000 children in the UK. The aim of ISC is to promote and protect the independent education sector. The ISC achieve this through; engaging with policy and public affairs, providing Media and communications support, and collecting sector-specific data and conducting research including the ICS Census.
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The Girls’ Schools Association (GSA) represent the Heads of independent girls’ schools, including many of the top-performing schools in the UK. The GSA highlights the benefits of a girls-only educational environment, helping to inform and influence the national educational debate and providing the teachers with a wide range of development opportunities.
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The Boarding Schools’ Association (BSA) represents boarding schools, provides staff training and promotes boarding education in both independent and state boarding schools across 35 countries.
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The Stamford Schools are proud to announce that we are adopting the BSA COVID-Safe Charter to ensure robust and safe guidelines for our boarders when they return to school.
The Charter is a voluntary code that schools can adhere to, with the aim of providing reassurance that the Schools are following all appropriate measures to make the boarding environment safe for pupils and staff to live, work and study.
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The Independent Association of Prep Schools (IAPS) is a schools association with over 670 leading prep schools in membership.
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The Primary Science Quality Mark (PSQM) is the only national award scheme to develop and celebrate the quality of science teaching and learning in primary schools, and is achieved through a year-long process of audit, action and evidence-based reflection. Stamford Junior School were specifically praised for their engagement of the whole-school community in the teaching and learning of science.
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