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In an ever-changing world how can schools maintain standards of behaviour? Depute: Standards and Ethos at George Heriot’s School, Edinburgh, Matthew Mallinson, discusses his aim for pupils to not see teachers as just teachers but as human beings and how using the concept of teamwork has created positive results in behaviour management…

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The power of partnering with local specialist schools

Cross-sector partnership projects that seek to address a specific social issue or gap in provision can have transformative outcomes for all. Head at King’s High School Warwick, Stephen Burley, discusses the positive partnerships the school has with their local specialist school, and how they are looking to create a national network of schools to provide life-changing experiences through the school holidays…

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Co-education milestone

For the first time in its almost 500-year history, Westminster and Westminster Under School, London, have announced that as of 2026 they will be going co-educational with the introduction of girls into all years, and a new pre-prep. But what has been the drive for this move? Head of Westminster School, Dr Gary Savage, explains and takes a look at what has been involved in prepping for this next step…

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The Independent Schools Magazine (ISM) is published nine times a year. It is aimed at decision-makers and opinion-formers throughout the fee-paying independent education sector. It is a mix of news, opinions, ideas and information of interest to professionals in the field.

Read by decision-makers – Governors, Heads, Bursars, Departmental Managers – and reflects news, ideas, influences, and opinions in the independent education sector. A personal copy is mailed to heads and other key personnel in fee-paying independent schools plus opinion formers in governments, political parties and educational associations.

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