We are delighted to announce that from 2023, Stamford will become fully co-educational at all stages. For more information, please visit Stamfordcoed.org

– Awards –

Independent Schools of the Year Awards 2021

Rosettes for Independent Schools of the Year awards 2021

We are delighted to announce that the Stamford Schools have been awarded Independent School of the Year for Community Outreach 2021. As well as this we were also finalists for Independent School Parent magazine’s Independent Boys’ School of the Year and shortlisted for Independent Girls’ School of the Year.

The aim of the awards, now in their fourth year, is to highlight the excellence of student experience in independent schools.

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Shortlist - TES Sports Award

We are delighted that Stamford School has been shortlisted for the TES Independent Schools Sports Award 2021.

Stamford has been recognised for providing outstanding sporting provision and sporting engagement, even through difficult times. Well done to all students and staff involved.

Shortlist - AMCIS Communications IMPACT award

We are thrilled to have been shortlisted for the AMCIS Communications IMPACT award for our communications through the National Lockdown and school closure periods.

– Reviews –

Good Schools Guide

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The Good Schools Guide is an independent and impartial directory “written by parents, for parents”. Available both online and published annually, the guide describes itself as “the straight-talking, independent, unbiased and fun-guide to UK state and private schools”.

Over forty writers review independent and state schools on a regular basis – visiting, talking to parents, staff and pupils and collecting the valuable knowledge and insights mere data cannot provide. There is also a comprehensive collection of education statistics available for parents.

Please click on the links below to read the Stamford Endowed Schools reviews:

Stamford Junior School
Stamford High School
Stamford School

Muddy Stilettos

Muddy Stilettos are an online blog with the goal of being an ‘urban guide to the countryside’ becoming an indispensable local guide to 24 counties.

Read our Review

– Accreditations –


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.

Click the link below to find out more about the HMC.



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.

Click the link below to find out more about the ISC.



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.

Click the link below to find out more about the BSA.



The Independent Association of Prep Schools (IAPS) is a schools association with over 670 leading prep schools in membership.

Click the link below to find out more about the IAPS.



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.

Click the link below to find out more about the PSQM Award.


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