Useful Links

Independent School System 

Independent School Inspection Reports (Senior & Junior) from the Independent Schools Inspectorate (www.isi.net) for ISC schools in England; for schools in Scotland check HMIe Inspectorate (www.hmie.gov.uk); in Wales the Estyn Inspectorate (www.estyn.gov.uk); and in Northern Ireland the DENI Inspectorate (www.deni.gov.uk).

Common Entrance (CE) Sample papers, dates etc. (www.iseb.co.uk).

CURRICULUM (Secondary schools)
Curriculum The QCA (Qualifications and Curriculum Agency) is the government agency responsible for maintaining and developing the national curriculum and associated assessments, tests and examinations in England (www.qca.org.uk).chr(9) In Scotland, the Scottish Qualifications Authority (www.sqa.org.uk). chr(9)
International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) for 14-16 year olds offered by Cambridge University International Examinations (www.cie.org.uk) and Edexcel (www.edexcel-international.org).
International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme, schools etc (www.ibo.org)
CHILDREN
Gifted Children Advice and information for parents from the National Association for Gifted Children (www.nagcbritain.org.uk).
Dyslexia Advice & information from British Dyslexia Association (www.bdadyslexia.org.uk). Assessment, training etc from Dyslexia Action (www.dyslexia-inst.org.uk).
Dyspraxia Support for children and families from the Dyspraxia Foundation (www.dyspraxiafoundation.org.uk).
GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS
To identify, locate and contact national and local government departments responsible for schools in −
England: Department for Children, Schools & Families (www.dfes.gov.uk).
Wales: Welsh Assembly Government (www.new.wales.gov.uk)
Scotland: Scottish Government (www.scotland.gov.uk).
Northern Ireland: Department of Education NI (www.deni.gov.uk).
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