This section provides contact details for a selection of organisations that will be able to provide you with further information about boarding schools and studying in the UK.

GENERAL INFORMATION
Naval Families Federation (NFF)
Web: www.nff.org.uk

Army Families Federation (AFF)
Web: www.aff.org.uk

RAF Families Federation
Web: www.raf-ff.org.uk

Independent Schools Council information and advice service (ISCias)
Web: www.isc.co.uk

Independent Schools Show
Web: www.schoolsshow.co.uk

Boarding Schools’ Association (BSA)
Web: www.boarding.org.uk/

BSA State Boarding Forum
Web: www.stateboarding.org.uk

INFORMATION FOR OVERSEAS PARENTS AND BOARDERS
Association for the Education and Guardianship of International Students (AEGIS)
Web: www.aegisuk.net

British Council
Web: www.britishcouncil.org

Children’s Education Advisory Service (CEAS)
Email: DCYP-CEAS-Enquiries@mod.uk

National Academic Recognition Information Centre
(UK NARIC)
Web: www.naric.org.uk

UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA)
Web: www.ukcisa.org.uk

SPECIALIST SCHOOLS INFORMATION
Choir Schools’ Association (CSA)
Web: www.choirschools.org.uk

Music and Dance Scheme
Web: www.education.gov.uk

SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS AND DISABILITIES (SEND) INFORMATION
British Dyslexia Association (BDA)
Web: www.bdadyslexia.org.uk

Council for the Registration of Schools Teaching Dyslexic Pupils (CReSTeD)
Web: www.crested.org.uk

Dyslexia Action
Web: www.dyslexiaaction.org.uk

Disability Rights UK
Web: www.disabilityrightsuk.org

SSAFA Forces Help, CHSS
Web: www.ssafa.org.uk

RELIGIOUS SCHOOLS INFORMATION
Woodard Schools
Web: www.woodard.co.uk

Methodist Independent Schools Trust
Web: www.methodisteducation.co.uk

Catholic Independent Schools’ Conference (CISC)
Web: www.cisc.uk.net

ISC CONSTITUENT MEMBER ASSOCIATIONS
Association of Governing Bodies of Independent Schools (AGBIS)
Web: www.agbis.org.uk

Council of British International Schools (COBIS)
Web: www.cobis.org.uk

Girls’ Schools Association (GSA)
Web: www.gsa.uk.com

Headmasters’ and Headmistresses’ Conference (HMC)
Web: www.hmc.org.uk

Independent Association of Prep Schools (IAPS)
Web: www.iaps.uk

Independent Schools Association (ISA)
Web: www.isaschools.org.uk

Independent Schools’ Bursars Association (ISBA)
Web: www.theisba.org.uk

The Society of Heads
Web: www.thesocietyofheads.org.uk

OTHER USEFUL CONTACTS
Department for Education (DfE)
Web: www.education.gov.uk

ISCis Ireland
Email: palmercarter@eircom.net

Welsh Independent Schools Council (WISC)
Web: www.welshisc.co.uk

Scottish Council of Independent Schools (SCIS)
Web: www.scis.org.uk

Independent Schools Careers Organisation (ISCO)
Web: www.isco.org.uk

Independent Schools Examinations Board (ISEB)
Web: www.iseb.co.uk

Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI)
Web: www.isi.net

International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO)
Web: www.ibo.org

Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS)
Web: www.ucas.com

The Educational Grants Advice Service
Web: www.educational-grants.org

Royal National Children’s Foundation (RNCF)/The SpringBoard Bursary Foundation
Web: www.mcf.org.uk
Web: www.springboardbursaryfoundation.org.uk