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

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?This is the first time a full Shiplake crew has won a final at Henley Regatta and topped off an already record-breaking year for Shiplake Boat Club as they entered a record six crews, a record four crews qualifying to race, with not one but two... > Read Full Story

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St Columba’s College in St Albans has become a co-educational school, after girls started in Reception, Prep 1, Prep 2 and the Lower Sixth on Monday 6 September. The independent Catholic day school announced its move to co-education last... > Read Full Story

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Alan Parkinson, who is Head of Geography at King’s Ely Junior, was Vice President of the GA last year, and became 2021-22 President on September 1st. Alan, who lives in Norfolk and who has been teaching at King’s Ely for eight years,... > 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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