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Profile of registrant

Scottish Council of Independent Schools

Identification number in the register: 97315729186-33
Registration date: 19/07/12 11:40:49

The information on this organisation was last modified on 07/07/14 13:27:31
The date of the last annual update was 07/07/14 13:27:31

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Scottish Council of Independent Schools
Acronym: SCIS
Legal status: Charity registered in Scotland (UK)
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  John Edward
Position: Director

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  John Edward
Position: Director

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 61 Dublin Street 
Edinburgh EH3 6NL
Telephone number: (+44) 1315562316
Fax number: (+44) 1315240000
Other contact information: Twitter - @SCISschools

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: 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
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • sub-national

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 6
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

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.

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Education
  • Sport


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Scottish Council for Development and Industry (SCDI).

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2014 - 07/2014
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

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