The Boarding Schools' Association
The Boarding Schools’ Association (BSA) is the United Kingdom Association serving and representing member boarding schools, training staff and promoting boarding education in both independent and state boarding schools.
The Choir Schools Association
The Choir Schools Association (CSA) represents 45 schools attached to cathedrals, churches and college chapels in Great Britain and elsewhere. The CSA supports and promotes choral music in the Christian tradition, promotes the values of choir school education, supporting choir schools and their heads, and promotes singing locally, nationally and internationally.
HMC (the Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference) represents the Heads of the world’s leading independent schools. At the heart of every HMC school is a commitment to the benefits of an holistic educational experience: academic excellence coupled with a strong emphasis on pastoral care and exceptional co-curricular opportunities. Visit their website here.
HMC Teacher Training
St Peter’s supports the HMC Teacher Training programme. Visit their website to find out more.
The Independent Association of Prep Schools
The Independent Association of Prep Schools (IAPS) is a schools association with around 650 of the world’s leading prep schools in membership.
Schools must reach a very high standard to be eligible for membership, with strict criteria on teaching a broad curriculum, maintaining excellent standards of pastoral care and keeping staff members’ professional development training up to date.
These schools are all committed to delivering an excellent, well-rounded education to the pupils in their care. Read more.
ISI is a Government approved inspectorate responsible for the inspection of Association independent schools. Schools in the Associations are ranked among the best in the world and educate more than half a million children in 1,200 schools. Read more.
Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. They report directly to Parliament and are independent and impartial. They inspect and regulate services which care for children and young people, and those providing education and skills for learners of all ages. Read more.
Schools Together is supported and maintained by the Independent Schools Council (ISC) in collaboration with the Department for Education and the Independent/State Schools Partnership (ISSP). It has three aims:
- To highlight partnerships between independent and state schools
- To provide case studies detailing specific existing projects and partnerships, helping others to set up similar activities
- To enable collaboration between schools and local communities by putting people in touch
Rich in ancient history, romantic ambience and fun activities, York is the perfect holiday destination. Renowned for its exquisite architecture, tangle of quaint cobbled streets, iconic York Minster and wealth of visitor attractions, York is a flourishing city, just two hours by train from London. See the Visit York website here.
York Boarding Schools' Group
York Boarding Schools Group represents 17 boarding schools in and around the City of York. The City of York and the surrounding areas has everything to offer and is the perfect place for your child to go to school no matter what age they are or where you live. Visit their website here.
St Peter's can be found in the following guides:
Best-schools.co.uk provides information, advice and services to parents and students seeking a private education in the UK. They offer help in choosing a school/college and give advice on how to find one either near to you or in the city you want to study.
St Peter's has a five star rating in the School Guide. School Guide is a website that collates information on schools. It feature information on over 29,000 schools in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland including 2,500 independent schools. Find their website here.
Good Schools' Guide
One of the most famous school guides in the UK. Every single school in the Guide has been assessed and visited; heads, parents, pupils and teachers have been interviewed; statistics and exam results have been scrutinised. Click here to read our page.