Thinking of setting up an independent-state school partnership?  These 10 Dos and Don’ts might help.

Thinking of setting up an independent-state school partnership? These 10 Dos and Don’ts might help.

Cross-sector partnerships have featured widely in the press recently, and there’s a bit of a myth that independent-state school partnerships (ISSPs) are something new. In fact, most fee-paying schools have a long history of linking with the community around them for the sharing of resources and ideas. Collaborations with other schools and universities, businesses, churches and community groups have been essential for sustaining and developing our schools. The ‘island mentality’ is not only alien to independent schools but also somewhat...