Welcome to The Society of Heads, a membership organisation representing independent schools in the UK and overseas.

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World famous children’s author Jeff Kinney recently presented his No Brainer Show to a sell-out audience at the Croston Theatre, Westholme School, Blackburn. It is one of only two venues that American Jeff – best known for his book... > Read Full Story

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The students had a photo with the bear in Doha airport before arriving and exploring Kathmandu and visiting NGO’s to learn about Nepal and the impact of climate change and tourism. When visiting the NGOs, WWF and ISIMOD, students learned... > Read Full Story

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A Westholme School student, who learned football the hard way by playing in boys’ teams, has been signed by Blackburn Rovers Women’s Under 21s.   Matilda Crawshaw, 17, has only been playing soccer for five years but has... > Read Full Story

It is hoped that by the time a head leaves or retires from membership of The Society of Heads, fellowship, support and shared good practice have been offered and received and that the task of leading a school has been made that much more possible and enjoyable as a consequence of membership.

Chair of The Society of Heads

Future Events for Members