Welcome to The Society of Heads, a membership organisation representing independent schools in the UK and overseas.

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Students from Westholme School are lobbying Boris Johnson for the release of two British-Iranian nationals held against their will in Iran. Led by the school’s Amnesty Human Rights Group, students from Westholme’s INSPIRED Sixth Form... > Read Full Story

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Samuel Balchin, 18, from Hertfordshire has been awarded the honour of becoming the Principal Trumpet in the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain. The National Youth Orchestra was created in 1948 and has nurtured some 5,000 young musicians.... > Read Full Story

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Children at Bedales Nursery & Pre-prep, Dunannie celebrated the publication of their teacher’s new children’s book on 15 November. Reception class teacher Natalie Whitfield’s book The Wintertide Bear, which is described as... > Read Full Story

The Society of Heads is a dynamic and vibrant community of independent schools, who share innovative ideas and approaches to learning. The Society exists to support member schools in providing an appropriate and balanced curriculum to enrich the lives of students.  


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