The professional journal for management and staff

Editorial Content & Approach ‘Strength Through Truth’

The Independent Schools Magazine is produced by experienced journalists dedicated to accuracy and relevance.

Informs… interests… inspires…

Editorial is targeted at both academic and business-orientated managers and includes:

Latest Trends and Surveys

Exclusive Interviews, including the ever-popular Head ‘Profile’ on the centre pages

Independent Schools News

Classroom Ideas and Initiatives

Interesting Products and Services

Legal, Financial, Educational and Marketing Updates

The Independent Schools Magazine seeks not only to provide this compelling, readable content but also to provide a forum for the exchange of informed views and to champion the cause of fee-paying independent schools amongst opinion-formers.

The magazine always welcomes contributions.

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Changing Faces... Changing Places...

ISM features new heads in every issue. There is no charge. Please be sure to send brief biographical details and a head-and-shoulders image to.

Heads Hunted

If your new school is looking for a new head, please use our free listing service. Please be sure to send the name of the school and the county for publication.

School News

ISM welcomes news about schools for possible inclusion. We can’t promise every item you send will be featured, but we’ll do our best to give you coverage each term.

Content is guided editorially by a distinguished Editorial Advisory Board of people with a unique insight into the sector

Richard Brown: Head, Handcross Park School, Sussex

Tory Gillingham: Managing Director of AMDIS – the Association of Marketing and Development in Independent Schools

Elisabeth Lewis-Jones: a governor of Bloxham School, Oxfordshire; 2008 President of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations and Director of Liquid Public Relations, a consultancy with expertise within the education sector

Darren O’Connor: Partner specialising in independent schools and not-for-profits at Accountants and Business Advisors James Cowper Kreston

Emily Roberts: Communications Officer, Independent Schools Council

Alex Beynon: Media Co-ordinator, Independent Schools Council (ISC)

Kevin Fear: Head, Nottingham High School

Deborah Leek-Bailey OBE: Head of Independent schools, Education Development Trust; Education Advisor Child Bereavement UK; Consultant DLB Leadership

Natalie Sanderson: Managing Director of Sublime Public Relations – journalist and independent PR specialist with particular expertise in the independent education sector