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Scottish Council of Independent Schools

Identification number in the register: 97315729186-33
Registration date: 19/07/2012 11:40:49

The information on this entity was last modified on: 29/04/2015 14:42:52
The date of the last annual update was: 29/04/2015 14:42:52
Next update due latest on: 29/04/2016

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Scottish Council of Independent Schools


Charity registered in Scotland (UK)

    Section of registration

II - In-house lobbyists and trade/business/professional associations

Trade and business associations

    Contact details

Dublin Street, 61
Edinburgh EH3 6NL


    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  John Edward


    Person in charge of EU relations

Mr  John Edward


    Goals / remit

Scottish Council of Independent Schools (SCIS) is an independent, educational charity (Scottish Charity No. SCO18033) representing over 70 member schools in Scotland, which educate more than 32,000 children of mixed abilities from diverse backgrounds. SCIS promotes choice, diversity and excellence in Scottish education.

The key aims of the Scottish Council of Independent Schools (SCIS) are:
- to provide information, advice and guidance to parents
- advance education via curriculum development and the training of teachers
- advise member schools and their governing bodies about educational developments and legislation affecting independent schools (e.g. education, taxation, welfare, health and safety)
- to communicate and negotiate with the Scottish Parliament, the Government, public and private bodies on behalf of the independent sector


    Specific activities covered by the Register

Any policies, guidelines, best practice or bench-marking related to education, young people, school sport, childcare, music provision, modern languages, mutual recognition of teaching qualifications, access to higher education etc.







Interest in policy issues relating to the entry, movement and residence of EU and non-EU researchers, students, school pupils, etc; as well as broader issues relating to education, child welfare, online security, citizenship.

    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above

50%: 1   25%: 1



    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

    Fields of interest

  • Education
  • Sport
  • Youth

    Membership and affiliation

Scottish Council for Development and Industry (SCDI).

Associate Member of Independent Schools Council (ISC).

    Financial data

01/2014  -  07/2014

< 9,999 €

No funding received from the EU institutions during the last closed financial year.

    Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.