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.



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
Henry Briggs: Senior Partner, HW, Chartered Accountants Birmingham and a former school Governor
Georgina Belcher: Communications Officer, Independent Schools Council
Alex Beynon: Former Head of Press Relations, Independent Schools Council (ISC)
Kevin Fear: Head, Nottingham High School
Deborah Leek-Bailey OBE: Advisor to Lord Nash on Cross Sector partnerships, Director of DLB Leadership Associates Ltd., former head of Babington House School, Kent
Tim Wilbur: Director of Schools Consultancy at Gabbitas Educational Consultants; former head of Rossall School, Lancashire, and of Wanganui Collegiate School, New Zealand
Helen Davies: Bursar, Tormead School, Surrey